Mathematics: Concepts and Subdisciplines

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What are the major subdisciplines of modern mathematics mentioned in the text?

Number theory, algebra, geometry, and analysis

What does mathematical activity primarily involve according to the text?

Discovery of properties of abstract objects and use of pure reason to prove them

What are the essential applications of mathematics mentioned in the text?

Natural sciences, engineering, medicine, finance, computer science, and social sciences

What do proofs in mathematics consist of according to the text?

A succession of applications of deductive rules to already established results

What distinguishes the fundamental truths of mathematics according to the text?

They are independent from any scientific experimentation

What is the primary method used in mathematics to prove properties of abstract objects?

Deductive rules

Which area of mathematics is developed in close correlation with its applications?

Game theory

What are the major subdisciplines of modern mathematics mentioned in the text?

Algebra, geometry, number theory, and analysis

What is stipulated to have certain properties in modern mathematics?

Abstract objects

What is the relationship between fundamental truths of mathematics and scientific experimentation according to the text?

They are unrelated to any scientific experimentation

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