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15 posts tagged with math by Anonymous.
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Math Careers

Non-obvious careers for someone with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2014 - 21 answers

Von Neumann I am not

I’ve spent my 20s building a BS “identity” as an “analytical type of person". Help me grow up. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 29, 2014 - 10 answers

Help me understand fractions

Dear math people: please help me understand fractions and ratios intuitively. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 19, 2013 - 29 answers

Relearning Algebra

I haven't done Math in approximately 5 years. How can I relearn Algebra I and II in 6 weeks? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 29, 2012 - 8 answers

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood... and I took the one where I went crazy for a month to raise my score 40 points... and that uh... has made all the difference?

GRE-Filter: I was happy with my GRE scores. Then, I received word that I have the opportunity to get into a super-duper-top-tier doctoral program previously inaccessible. However, my Quantitative Score--while still in the range of accepted scores over the years for this program--is now less-than-stellar relatively speaking. Is it crazy to think I could study intensely for about a month and improve my score 30-50 points? Am I overthinking this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 15, 2012 - 12 answers

Mathless Engineer, Need Help!

How can I learn calculus and differential equations well, in a relatively short amount of time? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 21, 2012 - 8 answers

How much extra salt?

Chemistry, math nerds, and smart people please help me with this cooking question involving salt. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 20, 2011 - 13 answers

Help me publish a calculus textbook.

I want to eventually publish a high school / college level math textbook, but I have no idea what I'm doing. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2010 - 6 answers

What should I ask at a gaming industry interview?

So, I've got an extensive set of interviews coming up for a math job in the gaming industry. (Video slots, in particular.) What are some gaming-industry-specific topics/questions I should be able to address/ask? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 12, 2010 - 6 answers

recommendations for great places to work

I'm looking for a job. Please recommend some great companies! My criteria: (1) nearly any industry, (2) they employ people to engage in creative qualitative and quantitative problem solving. Many more details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 4, 2010 - 12 answers

Getting over math anxiety

I have deep and life-long math anxiety. I want to overcome it. Help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 18, 2010 - 16 answers

What's today's mathematics, god?

I have discovered, kind of late in life, that I am pretty good at math. How can I capitalize on this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 30, 2009 - 14 answers

selling out while staying academic

How can math postdocs switch into more applied fields? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 31, 2009 - 8 answers

Why doesn't math make sense anymore?

I've got math anxiety but not the traditional kind. I'm graduating with a math degree but I feel very insecure pursuing higher math. How did something this beautiful turn into a bugbear? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 4, 2008 - 20 answers

Maybe dyscalculia, maybe badly wired neurons

Does anyone have experience with self-treatment as an adult with dyscalculia? I think I may have it, and that I've had it all my life. Whether or not that's so, are there any tricks to "rewiring" yourself? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 22, 2008 - 7 answers

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