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Andrew Au

Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, Retired
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s S. May 13, 2016 790 views

How can I get better at math?

I don't understand math. mathematics...


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Danial H. Jan 18, 2018 477 views

What sort of tasks does a mathematician commonly do in their job?

While I know the image of "people in suits crunching numbers" is wholly false, I'm not actually all that sure about what mathematicians (whether they're studying topology, physics, or any branch beyond) commonly do as a part of their occupation. Is it more akin to individual work or research in...

applied-mathematics math-major math

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Alysa G. Dec 04, 2019 189 views long i can be in the trade? much hours i can work for business? 3.what is important for me to know before inter the trade?

My name is Alysa from yap..i want to take the business trade because for me i like math mostly..i love counting and deal with mathematics.. business math...


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Charlie W. Jan 06, 2020 619 views

Should I minor in HR Management with a major in Chemistry

I'm an undergrad Chemistry freshman with multiple interests, from IT to music to business to astronomy and of course chemistry :) My questions are for anyone to answer. It will definitely help me make the best decisions. \m/ chemistry college college-major management college-minor...

career-advice physics

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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 851 views

What is a good minor to pair with a physics degree?

I am a senior in high school who wants to work in physics on a variety of projects. I'm thinking about having a engineering minor, but what opportunities could I get from other minors? physics college-major college-minor...


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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 256 views

What kind of projects do physics majors work on?

Do you work in R&D or just research? How do you work with scientists of other fields? research science...


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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 239 views

For physics majors, how does government research projects compare to those of private companies?

I am a senior in high school, one of my teachers had told me that government research and private research were different, primarily focusing on grant focused payment vs direct. What are other differences? physics research...


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Aaron S. Feb 01, 2020 230 views

What is a day in the life of a physicist like?

I want to become a physicist working in research and development, what would life be like? What are the hours? What is the work environment like? science...


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James B. Feb 06, 2020 371 views

How to be involved in economics?

I like math and i think that i'm pretty good college math economics accounting college-major...