LEVEL 10: WHY MATH 10?

And now, with all that said...why MATH 10? It feels surreal that the semester is already ending, it feels like it was just this afternoon when I took my first step, and with a weary heart,  entered MB 112. And then weeks passed and eventually months, the weary heart was replaced with excitement every time … Continue reading LEVEL 10: WHY MATH 10?

LEVEL 9: PRISONER’S DILEMMA

The Prisoner's Dilemma was, for me, the highlight of the discussion on the topic of voting, games and probability. The dilemma actually portrays the reality of our society. It shows the difference in result of being moral and being rational. In some cases, despite yielding a better outcome when we mutually cooperate, we choose to … Continue reading LEVEL 9: PRISONER’S DILEMMA

LEVEL 6: PURE MATHEMATICS VS APPLIED MATHEMATICS

(image from: https://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2015/02/24/why-do-we-pay-mathematicians/)   Until MATH 10, I never bothered to know the difference between "mathematics" and "applied mathematics". During one career talk that I attended, one speaker was a graduate of Applied Mathematics. He said that he put the BS Applied Mathematics in his course choices during the UPCAT because having the "Applied" in … Continue reading LEVEL 6: PURE MATHEMATICS VS APPLIED MATHEMATICS