Invented, mostly, sometimes discovered using what is already there.
Von Neumann Heirarchy: That an empty set containing an empty set gives us a number = 1, repeat to infinity - is that Ex nihilo and math created itself?. What do you think - got this from http://www.mathacademy.com/pr/prime/art … /index.asp
That is so insanely confusing to me, no wonder Mathmatics can cause people to go insane.
0r is that that you would have to be insane to study math? See movie "Pi" or "A Beautiful Mind"
I think that some notions are invinted like infinity etc and the others have been worked and found by scientific people...
by Sid Kemp 6 years ago
What are the many types of infinity in Mathematics?I have heard that, in mathematics, there are many types of infinity. I'm aware of some examples. But I'd like to collect more. Could people please share different types of mathematical infinity?
by mathsciguy 7 years ago
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by ngureco 6 years ago
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by PhoenixV 2 years ago
Is Mathematics Invented Or Discovered?And why.
by Cecilia 7 years ago
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by ngureco 9 years ago
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