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Michael Weiss
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Are there 3 trig functions or are there 6 trig functions?

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How to show a representation is irreducible?

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Mathematical logic required background

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Why is the function $\Omega\rightarrow\mathbb{R}$ called a random variable?

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Leinster's Category theory model answers

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Intuition for excision

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How should one go about obtaining "mathematical maturity"?

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Why are mathematical results discovered by multiple people independently?

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Active learning vs Passive learning in Math

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Example of a domain in R^3, with trivial first homology but nontrivial fundamental group

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Thinking of mathematics in terms of analogs

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Torsion in two dimensions?

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(Soft Question) What kinds of properties are transferred by isomorphisms?

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Understanding nonstandard Peano arithmetic

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Why is this a good picture of a covector?

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Fundamental group of the Poincaré Homology Sphere

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When learning mathematics should one prove everything one learns?

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Why is the catenoid the minimal surface of revolution?

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Is it true that, nowadays, logic isn't held in high esteem by the mathematical community? if so, why?

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Extrinsics vs Intrinsics geometry, intuitive explanation

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Aesthetic proofs that involve Field Theory / Galois Theory

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Algebra Vs Analysis

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Why is $P \rightarrow Q$ equivalent to $\lnot P \vee Q$ in propositional logic CNF?

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Are all uncountable infinities greater than all countable infinities? Are some uncountable infinities greater than other uncountable infinities?

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Translation of Paolo Ruffini's work on Galois theory

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Why are hyperbolic functions significant?

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confusion related to elementary operation on numbers

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The path to understanding Frieze Groups

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Is this a counterexample to "continuous function...can be drawn without lifting" ? (Abbott P111 exm4.3.6)

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Is the set of quaternions $\mathbb{H}$ algebraically closed?