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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Does any branch of mathematics concern exclusively the dissimilarity of patterns?

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Does any branch of mathematics concern exclusively the dissimilarity of patterns?

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I'm not entirely sure what that means. Ramsey Theory studies the

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Considering that math concerns the similarity of patterns, I guess that dissimilarity is a pattern unto itself.

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Indeed, this is one of the reasons I believe Mathematics is so applicable to everything. If something has some pattern, we use maths to study it. If it doesn't have a pattern, we call it random and do statistical analysis on that. However something turns out, we have maths for it!

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