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Studying What is the point of studying real analysis?

  1. Aug 22, 2011 #1
    What is the point of studying real analysis? I find it not to be very useful...
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  3. Aug 22, 2011 #2
    What's the point of studying anything? We're all gonna die anyway.
  4. Aug 22, 2011 #3
    How would anyone know if our mathematical theorems are sound for broad application if no one studied them with the rigor of mathematical analysis?
  5. Aug 22, 2011 #4
    To understand where calculus comes from and why it results hold true.
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