What are the main types of mathematics?

  1. What are the main types of mathematics?

    By types, I mean general areas. For example:
    -Algebra
    -Differential calculus
    -Integral calculus
    -Multivariable calculus
    -Linear algebra
    ...
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Hey Cinitiator and welcome to the forums.

    This is a multi-faceted question: it depends how you look at it.

    The big areas of pure mathematics include analysis, topology and algebra. These are divided up into sub-areas and so it goes on.

    This site will do a better job than I ever can:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics
     
  4. pwsnafu

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