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Old 04-27-2011, 11:35 AM   #1
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JogaBonito1502 had just posted this:

"Unless it is naturally occurring in nature it is not a special set of numbers" which jogged my memory as I posted the title question elsewheres with a huge response.

So does math just exist in the human mind or does it exist in the universe?
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Math is a quantitative explanation for things naturally occurring in nature.
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Math is a quantitative explanation for things naturally occurring in nature.
Math is a language to quantitatively explain natural occurrences. The explanation itself comes from the natural sciences.
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Math is a language to quantitatively explain natural occurrences. The explanation itself comes from the natural sciences.
Yeah, that's kind of what I meant to say I guess, haha.
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Math is a universal language for the Universe.

Extraterrestrials may not speak English to a human.

But i know for a fact they know what Pi is.
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Math is a universal language for the Universe.

Extraterrestrials may not speak English to a human.

But i know for a fact they know what Pi is.
I wonder if their pi are round or square.
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I wonder if their pi are round or square.
Shape doesn't matter as long as it's delicious.
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Math is a universal language for the Universe.

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But i know for a fact they know what Pi is.
I doubt that they know what Pi is. They probably know all about what pi represents.... as in 3.14159265... etc etc
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Yeah math is real, the math homework I had in high school was surely real....lol
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I doubt that they know what Pi is. They probably know all about what pi represents.... as in 3.14159265... etc etc
Here I thought it was 56295141.3
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