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''General Math'' is too broad of a category.

  1. Jan 2, 2012 #1
    Could the board at least be altered so that only problems
    in arithmetic and elementary algebra through college algebra
    be included in a certain otherwise named category?

    As it is now, topics under "General Math" range from about
    elementary algebra through advanced calculus and post-
    calculus material.
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 3, 2012 #2
    General math is supposed to be the category in which posts are made which do not belong in any other category.

    I agree that calculus-threads or abstract algebra-threads do not belong in general math. If you do see threads on these topics, then please report them. Mentors will then move this thread to an appropriate category.
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