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268 votes

What's an intuitive way to think about the determinant?

170 votes

Which one result in mathematics has surprised you the most?

62 votes

Why are differentiable complex functions infinitely differentiable?

55 votes

Interesting results easily achieved using complex numbers

43 votes

Which one result in mathematics has surprised you the most?

29 votes

Theorems with an extraordinary exception or a small number of sporadic exceptions

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Is there a simple test for uniform distributions?

25 votes

How is $\mathbb{C}$ different than $\mathbb{R}^2$?

19 votes

Mathematical subjects you wish you learned earlier

18 votes

List of interesting math podcasts?

18 votes

False beliefs in mathematics (conceptual errors made despite, or because of, mathematical education)

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sum of harmonic progression?

16 votes

Fourier transform for dummies

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How are eigenvectors/eigenvalues and differential equations connected?

15 votes

Translation Request - Grothendieck's Tohoku Paper

15 votes

Which one result in mathematics has surprised you the most?

13 votes

An intuitive explanation of the Taylor expansion

13 votes

Mathematical concepts named after mathematicians that have become acceptable to spell in lowercase form (e.g. abelian)?

11 votes

Vivid examples of vector spaces?

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Logistic function passing through two points?

11 votes

Applications of algebraic topology

11 votes

Software for drawing geometry diagrams

11 votes

What is Modern Mathematics? Is this an exact concept with a clear meaning?

10 votes

Looking for Open Source Math Software with Poor Documentation

10 votes
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Applications of Fractional Calculus

9 votes

Surprising Generalizations

8 votes
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Why is median age a better statistic than mean age?

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What are some uses for Monte Carlo simulations in mathematics?

8 votes

What's the geometrical interpretation of the magnitude of gradient generally?

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How safe is it to ignore low probability events?