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    WTF is this dude saying? A Schnitzel's Avatar
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    *stumbles in to thread*

    Who was talking about linear algebra II proofs?

    *Starts sketching complex vector spaces on the board*
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    No. With the exception of INTJ. NFs and SPs don't alow junk to cloud their mathmatical minds. Junk like other NT interests/blips. As an NT (not speaking for all, damit) i aced all that calculus geo math crap. But never saw math for what it is. Saw it as like a foreign language the mothership brought to earth in blips throughout history. SJ however, is most susceptible to math. Due to their possible insecurities corresponding with proficiency.
    everyone uses every function about evenly. take NE for example. if there are those who don't use it much, then why are there such massive amounts of people constantly flowing through Wallmart with 20 items or less?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elaur View Post
    How are calculations and formulas different from theory? Fundamental math assumption fail there. Calculations and formulas are derived from theory. That's what makes math so awesome.
    Sorry, by theory I meant conceptual explanations for mathematical occurrences, such as, say, number theory, as opposed to number explanations like calculation and applied formulas.

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    I like the idea of math, but it bores the crap out of me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cronkle View Post
    Sorry, by theory I meant conceptual explanations for mathematical occurrences, such as, say, number theory, as opposed to number explanations like calculation and applied formulas.
    Anytime you put in the word "mathematical" anything I'd say the individual must have some understanding of the math to be talking about it...

    So for somebody to:
    describe some theory in formula => proficient
    describe math theory conceptually => presumed general understanding

    Thread title question: Does NT necessairly [sic] mean [sic] math proficiency?
    Clearly, it's a no. Rational here is only based upon rational rules according to the individual... this does not necessarily have to correlate to logical (mathematical) correctness.

    Thread title question in reverse: Does math proficiency means an individual is NT?
    That's an even worse question... all types can enjoy math and be proficient at it.
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    I was so excited when I first succeeded at proving the concavity of some function myself. But if it's something that has to do with visual-spatial intelligence like Vector Calculus, I really hate it. I think if it's pure math, NT people should be fine.

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    How are calculations and formulas different from theory? Fundamental math assumption fail there. Calculations and formulas are derived from theory. That's what makes math so awesome.
    I prefer musical theory.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ez78705 View Post
    I was so excited when I first succeeded at proving the concavity of some function myself. But if it's something that has to do with visual-spatial intelligence like Vector Calculus, I really hate it. I think if it's pure math, NT people should be fine.
    What did you find difficult? Integrating Volumes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlahBlahNounBlah View Post
    I like the idea of math, but it bores the crap out of me.
    +1

    People, including my (by my standards, brilliant) brother, keep telling me how much I would love it once I got into the theoretical.

    But..yeah.. never went there.

    Maybe when I'm bedridden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlahBlahNounBlah View Post
    I like the idea of math, but it bores the crap out of me.

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