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Save the numerical agony!

Is it possible to make the physics problems stick to analytical/universal solutions (with letters and integers as much as possible) instead of nasty numerical values? Presently, a person like me without even the most basic type of calculator (on principle) spends much more time conjuring ingenius numerical approximations than focusing on the conceptual/physics part of the problem, and still too often get penalized for missing a significant digit! Granted, unit conversion and numerical computation are very much an integral part of physics -- but not necessarily of brilliance?

Note by Yezi Joy
4 years, 6 months ago

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  Easy Math Editor

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As a physics lover,i do agree to it.I think it's important too.

Harsa Mitra - 4 years, 6 months ago

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I agree.

Lokesh Sharma - 4 years, 6 months ago

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agreed wid u..... :)

Riya Gupta - 4 years, 6 months ago

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