Mathematics: Numbers, Formulas, and Structures Quiz
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Mathematics: Numbers, Formulas, and Structures Quiz

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What are the major subdisciplines of modern mathematics?

Number theory, algebra, geometry, and analysis

What is the most common activity in mathematics?

Discovery of properties of abstract objects

What do proofs in mathematics consist of?

Succession of applications of deductive rules to already established results

In which fields is mathematics essential?

<p>Natural sciences, engineering, medicine, finance, computer science, and social sciences</p> Signup and view all the answers

Are the fundamental truths of mathematics dependent on scientific experimentation?

<p>No, the fundamental truths of mathematics are independent from any scientific experimentation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the word 'mathematics' mean in Ancient Greek?

<p>Mathematical study</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which two areas of mathematics were primarily divided until the 16th and 17th centuries?

<p>Geometry and arithmetic</p> Signup and view all the answers

What were Pythagoreans known as during the time of Aristotle?

<p>Learners</p> Signup and view all the answers

What did the term 'mathematics' commonly mean in Latin and English until around 1700?

<p>Astrology</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which mathematical problem had no practical application before its use in the RSA cryptosystem?

<p>Integer factorization</p> Signup and view all the answers

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