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How long will it take Marie to saw another board into 3 pieces?

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How to study math to really understand it and have a healthy lifestyle with free time? [closed]

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Do complex numbers really exist?

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Is mathematics one big tautology?

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Why do mathematicians use single-letter variables?

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Good books and lecture notes about category theory.

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How do I sell out with abstract algebra?

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Why do people use "it is easy to prove"?

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Online tool for making graphs (vertices and edges)?

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Has lack of mathematical rigour killed anybody before?

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How do you respond to "I was always bad at math"? [closed]

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On Ph.D. Qualifying Exams

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what is expected from a PhD student?

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What is category theory useful for?

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Real life applications of Topology

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Is there a characterization of groups with the property $\forall N\unlhd G,\:\exists H\leq G\text{ s.t. }H\cong G/N$?

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Are there real world applications of finite group theory?

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What made you choose your research field?

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Why do we define quotient groups for normal subgroups only?

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A Case Against the "Math Gene"

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Why are all the interesting constants so small? [closed]

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Why are groups more important than semigroups?

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Do groups, rings and fields have practical applications in CS? If so, what are some?

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How are mathematicians taught to write with such an expository style?

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Teenager solves Newton dynamics problem - where is the paper?

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How was the Monster's existence originally suspected?

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Mathematicians don't quit, they fade away [closed]

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What does "communicated by" mean in math papers?

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Does it ever make sense NOT to go to the most prestigious graduate school you can get into? [closed]

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What kind of work do modern day algebraists do?

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