What are the main types of mathematics?


by Cinitiator
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Cinitiator
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Feb25-12, 03:12 AM
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What are the main types of mathematics?

By types, I mean general areas. For example:
-Algebra
-Differential calculus
-Integral calculus
-Multivariable calculus
-Linear algebra
...
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chiro
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Feb25-12, 03:27 AM
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What are the main types of mathematics?

By types, I mean general areas. For example:
-Algebra
-Differential calculus
-Integral calculus
-Multivariable calculus
-Linear algebra
...
Hey Cinitiator and welcome to the forums.

This is a multi-faceted question: it depends how you look at it.

The big areas of pure mathematics include analysis, topology and algebra. These are divided up into sub-areas and so it goes on.

This site will do a better job than I ever can:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics
pwsnafu
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Feb25-12, 03:43 AM
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Take a look at the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathem...Classification


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