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SumantM…m… Myths
M...m... Myths
Pop Quiz Identify the subject based on the clues givenon next slide
What is this subject ?•    You dont have to be good with Numbers•  Even though its not science you can stillearn a science...
What is this subject ?    Any more Guesses ?
Correct answers is  Mathematics
Mathematics•    Sylvester   •    Weierstrass   •    KummerYou dont have to be young, good with numbersand have to memorize...
This is how we do Maths now
Mathematics Lazy people tend to• excel in Math• Compared to othersubjects Math requireslot of free time whenyou do nothing...
What is Mathematics ?      Guess the next term          2,4,8,16,..
What is Mathematics ?            2,4,8,16, 31...
Mosers Circle Problem                               4                 8            2                     16               ...
Common myths about MathsHigher Math is doing long division, solving• more difficult derivative and integralproblemsThere i...
Unsolvable problems
Conclusion Being young, good with numbers and able to• memorize a lot doesnt translate to being good inMathematics.• Mathe...
Mathematical Mythys
Thank You!  Sumant
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  1. 1. SumantM…m… Myths
  2. 2. M...m... Myths
  3. 3. Pop Quiz Identify the subject based on the clues givenon next slide
  4. 4. What is this subject ?•  You dont have to be good with Numbers•  Even though its not science you can stillearn a science degree in it.•  Lazy people tend to excel in this subject.•  To study you only need paper, pen andwaste basket.•  One of the fastest growing field of study.
  5. 5. What is this subject ? Any more Guesses ?
  6. 6. Correct answers is Mathematics
  7. 7. Mathematics•  Sylvester •  Weierstrass •  KummerYou dont have to be young, good with numbersand have to memorize a lot of information
  8. 8. This is how we do Maths now
  9. 9. Mathematics Lazy people tend to• excel in Math• Compared to othersubjects Math requireslot of free time whenyou do nothing exceptthink and play with theconcept in your head
  10. 10. What is Mathematics ? Guess the next term 2,4,8,16,..
  11. 11. What is Mathematics ? 2,4,8,16, 31...
  12. 12. Mosers Circle Problem 4 8 2 16 31 Number of of regions obtained by intersecting lines where no 3 lines meet at same point
  13. 13. Common myths about MathsHigher Math is doing long division, solving• more difficult derivative and integralproblemsThere is a Noble prize in MathsIf there is a hard problem you just have to try• harder to solve it
  14. 14. Unsolvable problems
  15. 15. Conclusion Being young, good with numbers and able to• memorize a lot doesnt translate to being good inMathematics.• Mathematics requires lot more time thinking(being lazy) than studying.• Fields medal is the equivalent of math nobleprize. Mathematics is the fastest growing subject• because they borrow from all subjects Mathematics is study of pattern and there can• be problems which have no solution
  16. 16. Mathematical Mythys
  17. 17. Thank You! Sumant

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