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I'm just curious. Why do I have to learn how to integrate, to differentiate, and to solve differential equations analytically if there are numerical techniques anyway? I'm not trying to be a ***** or whatever, I'm just as curious as hell. I mean, considering the overwhelming amounts of work needed just to get a clear-cut solution to some integrals, why do I have to?

Same goes with differential equations, why do I have to learn how to analytically solve them when there's the Runge-Kutta?

Someone guide my soul back to reality

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# I have a question; well technically about calculus in general.

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