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Is there any branch in math that is not directly or indirectly used in physics?

  1. Aug 31, 2010 #1
    Just out of curiosity.
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  3. Aug 31, 2010 #2


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    Probably a few of these. I doubt finite field math (for example integer math modulo some other integer) is related to anything physical.
  4. Aug 31, 2010 #3


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    There are many subfields within modern algebra. Some of these that are far away from physics include algebraic geometry - anything that was worked on by Andre Weill or Claude Chevellay or their students.
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