This note is specially made to know what actually is Maths, what is its use in a world without humans, and how it affects on's intelligence. This discussion note demand from every 'Maths' geek(in other words, all the people on Brilliant) to share their views on the definition of Mathematics according to them.

I personally think this note is very important in this Maths community.

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`*italics*`

or`_italics_`

italics`**bold**`

or`__bold__`

boldNote: you must add a full line of space before and after lists for them to show up correctlyparagraph 1

paragraph 2

`[example link](https://brilliant.org)`

`> This is a quote`

Remember to wrap math in \( ... \) or \[ ... \] to ensure proper formatting.`2 \times 3`

`2^{34}`

`a_{i-1}`

`\frac{2}{3}`

`\sqrt{2}`

`\sum_{i=1}^3`

`\sin \theta`

`\boxed{123}`

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TopNewestYou may relate the color choice with the flag of India!! (blue for ashok chakra)

Thank you Ramanujan, Aryabhatta and everyone!

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happy independence day!!!!! proud to be an INDIAN.

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\(\color{Orange}{\textbf{HAPPY}}\) \(\color{White}{\textbf{INDEPENDENCE}}\) \(\color{Green}{\textbf{Day}}\)!!

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language of nature!

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the language in which the gods speak.

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Mathematics is a culture—the one and only one culture of the mathematical community. Those who do not pay attention to its history neglect a crucial aspect of it—its vitality. Those who do not do mathematics neglect a different crucial aspect of it—its beauty.

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[Comment edited out because it was rude] - moderator

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It is not simply that!

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Kartik calling Karthik XD :p

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THE DOMINATION OF THE ALPHABET 'K'!

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What is mathematics?

I've always used the following sentence as the answer to this question.

Although it's really short and a bit abstract, to me it works better than phrases like 'the study of numbers' or 'the study of quantities'.

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