# What is math?

What is Math ? Interesting article below:

https://infinityplusonemath.wordpress.com/2017/06/17/what-is-math/

• Mathematics = “that which is learned“ –(Pythagoras)

Math is not about calculation, it is understanding the nature, the universe, the philosophy (logic, intelligence – both “human” and “artificial”)…

What is Axiom, Lemma, Proposition ? Why rigorous Calculus was needed hundred years after Newton & Leibniz had invented it – “Epsilon-Delta” Analysis.

Difference between Riemann Integral & Lebesgue Integral ?

# 中国初中生集体挑战美国高考数学SAT题

[Hint]:

$(a + x)^{\frac {1}{3}} + (a - x)^{\frac {1}{3}} = 2(a)^{\frac {1}{3}} + 2(x)^{\frac {1}{3}}$

# The Legend of Question Six (IMO 1988)

This question was submitted  by West Germany to the IMO Committee, the examiners could not solve it in 6 hours.

In the IMO (1988) only 11 contestants solved it,  one of them proved it elegantly. Terence Tao (13, Australia) only got 1 mark out of 7 in this question.

Solution