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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Results just came in. I did 2 pure maths, metric spaces 51% & algebra 59%, Partial differential equations 79% and 2 advanced theoretical physics, QM 71% & Stat mech 74% all at the third year level. The scores are exam scores.

I like pure maths but find them hard. I usually have trouble doing the problems in pure maths and it takes me a lot of time to do the assignments. Physics and applied maths on the other hand are more natural to me and fittingly I do find them easier.

There is one more semester left this year and then I would have to specialise next year in physics or pure maths and hopefully go to grad school with one of them. I have a feeling the results will be similar, namely for pure maths subjects to be much poorer than the applied ones. Which should I choose? It would seem more natural to do it in physics because of my better results. But I love pure maths deep down. I love physics as well but pure maths is on another level for me. I am a purist and everything about pure maths seem to suit me except that I am bad at it and obviously don't have any talents for it. So it's quite a big problem. I also never did well in maths competitions in high school.

Whichever I choose, I like to make a career out of it as well so it's a big decision. Advice Appreciated.

I like pure maths but find them hard. I usually have trouble doing the problems in pure maths and it takes me a lot of time to do the assignments. Physics and applied maths on the other hand are more natural to me and fittingly I do find them easier.

There is one more semester left this year and then I would have to specialise next year in physics or pure maths and hopefully go to grad school with one of them. I have a feeling the results will be similar, namely for pure maths subjects to be much poorer than the applied ones. Which should I choose? It would seem more natural to do it in physics because of my better results. But I love pure maths deep down. I love physics as well but pure maths is on another level for me. I am a purist and everything about pure maths seem to suit me except that I am bad at it and obviously don't have any talents for it. So it's quite a big problem. I also never did well in maths competitions in high school.

Whichever I choose, I like to make a career out of it as well so it's a big decision. Advice Appreciated.

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