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What Is Mathematics For? – American Mathematical Society

What Is Mathematics For? – American Mathematical Society

What Is Mathematics For? Underwood Dudley A more accurate title is “What is mathe-matics education for?” but the shorter one is more attention-getting and al-lows me more generality. My answer will become apparent soon, as will my answer to the subquestion of why the public supports mathematics education as much as it does.