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7 Reasons To Study Math

7 Reasons To Study Math

It's a problem solved: 7 reasons to study Math? 

1. Everyday life: Mathematics is really vital in every day life.  

We use maths during our day without even noticing it.  

Counting money in shops, salaries, bills…quantities of items, 

food or drinks we want. Maths is necessary for life. Just  

imagine, you want to buy something, you wouldn't know how to  

count it and the seller would have to help you. How would you know  

he didn't take more then it costs?  

2. Building & infrastructure: Maybe you don't realize it, when you  

look at a building, bridge or another structure, but every single  

detail of it has been counted. Everything has been planned. And how? Thanks  

to mathematics of course. The project designers and civil  

engineers with the quantity surveyor think about every detail and on how that can influence the project: counting the cost! Resistance,  

Structure height and many others. All this requires strong skills in  

mathematics. Before building something you have to mathematically calculate it and figure it out. 

3. Design & Architecture: while designing you first have  

to visualize it in your head of course, have the idea in your head, see it when you close your yeas just in front of you. That's creativity. But how to put it on paper or on screen, how to make it real; that's a mathematical problem. This is when you will have to use your magic tool kit- mathematics.  

Everything has to be calculated so that it correctly fits together,  

the curves, geometrical form are all the products of  

mathematical functions. You can draw your ideas thanks to  

mathematics! Math helps you to put your crazy mind in order. 

4. Finances: okay so know, we were able to pay for our breakfast, calculate it and design it. What next? Finances! How to pay for 

it? How do I know I have the money for it, how to balance my money.  

Where to invest? These problems are solved through arithmetic which is the science and art of adding, subtracting, multiplying and's mathematics. You can calculate and optimize your best financial plan.  

5. Music: I know you might think, what have maths and arts in  

common, especially maths and music, but it does! First imagine a  

great opera or Orchestra and singers, performing in an beautiful hall.  Do you think the hall was this way just because someone wanted it like that? No, it has a real reason! Acoustics. You can be a great singer and of course the audience will enjoy your singing but  

acoustic plays a leading role in performing. Acoustics is all  

about maths and how the vibrations from sounds are reflected and  

how we can design the performing hall to get the best sound and vibration possible. It's vibrations that allows us to hear music. 

6. Statistics or probability: but how do I know all of my projects are going to be successful? Am I going to have success? Can I predict the future somehow? Yes! I can. Not completely, but thanks to  

mathematics, stochastic processes and calculus I am able to have an idea about how it could be. Probability theory applied on my project will help me to to predict and avoid mistakes and delays. Isn'tit great! I cansee the future thanks to mathematical statistics. So don't be afraid and use your tutors and online tutors to do everything to improve your mathematical skills.  

7. Logic: when ever you need to claim or prove something, the only  

reliable proof is a mathematical one! Numbers, numbers and  

numbers. At the end of the day, even if your project idea or your  

speech or what ever is really interesting, without a proof or a clear logic statement you'll never be able to win the debate. Everyone wants to see the numbers to have something tangible, proof and evidence which supports your idea, and you analyze the probability of its success in the future through calculus. Calculus is the mathematical study of change. Mathematics and logic are linked. We need both to solve a problem .  





Ellen J. Kullman: I believe in science....They [people] need to see it, understand it, [and we need to] arm them with facts, educate them, and let them make their choices.

Ellen J. Kullman: I believe in science....They [people] need to see it, understand it, [and we need to] arm them with facts, educate them, and let them make their choices.

It's the year 2016, and unfortunately, we still meet big inequalities between women and men, but I would say we're on a good path to “balance“. Of course, there will never be perfect equality, that is just impossible; it's like yin and yangyou need black in white and white in black. But concerning the Stem field, women in STEM need to consider studying, excelling and building up their career. Look at successful STEM companies, many of them are lead by women: Xerox, Google, General Motors, etc. But no one pays attention to that; doesn´t mean it can't be true. This cliché of women, stationed in the kitchen and taking care of children,  should be erased from the minds of ladies and gentlemen. I know you might say that this seems natural since this is how was for centuries, and it was, it shouldn't be anymore. The time is different, everything is going forward, everything is changing. Before men were seen as  the predator, but now there are many possible leaders. That is what we call evolution.  

Danah Boyd: “The way you can understand all of the social media is as the creation of a new kind of public space.“

Danah Boyd: “The way you can understand all of the social media is as the creation of a new kind of public space.“


Danah Boyd, who studied Computer Science at Brown University and earned a Mater’s degree in Social Media at MIT, is the founder of today's promoting start-up: Data & Society. Danah’s beginnings were not as famous as it could seemShe had a difficult time  in middle school and had some troubles with herself because of her parent's divorce. She found a rescue from her unhappy life on the Internet because it helped her to understand the world better and get some new contacts.  That’s when her “relation“ with the Internet and social media began.