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Harvey, Some Food For Thoughts.
Forum List  Follow Ups  Post Message  Back to Thread Topics  In Response To Posted by Alexander on January 17, 2002 17:01:48 UTC 
Harvey, you (or Dick, or Pyrrhorists, etc) are kind of close to truth. Math does not indeed determine anything, it just relabeling complex combination of symbols by smaller number of them (say, what do we call a derivative y' ? Simply the procedure: take small change in x, calculate corresponding to it change in y, take the ratio of them and find this ratio at the limit when the change in x becomes smaller and smaller: y' = lim (delta y/delta x).

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