What is some practical math that can help you in everyday life?
>>14732795Equation of line, useful for trying to figure out trends or patterns, use it a lot for daily stuff, like how much of a drug for something
>>14732795Basic arithmetic and algebra. Maybe some stats.
what kind of math should you learn if you want to be good with investments and stock trading?
>>14732864time series analysis
>>14732795Two niggers and two quarters don't add up to a dollar.
>>14732860recently had to solve a quadruple integral, literally [math]\int\int]int]int[/math]basically the amount of fecal matter flowing through a pipe as a function of time. the triple integral is the mass as a function of density and the fourth dimension is time.
>>147327957*7=49 which is almost 50. That means 100/7=14, or 0.14 = 1/7
>>14732864>what kind of math should you learn if you want to be good with investments and stock trading?Math?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGkQvRvoilU
Celsius to Fahrenheit Formula: (°C * 1.8) + 32 = °FFahrenheit to Celsius Formula: (°F - 32) / 1.8 = °C
>>14732795Addition and multiplication
set theory - having a large ego and nothing to back up for it is required if you want to move up the ladder
Differential equations.Most math curricula is built to support your ability to solve differential equations. Additional math classes such as combinatorics or abstract algebra are just electives like art history.
>>14734719>Differential equationsHow do you use them in daily life? Daily life, as in not academic or professional.
>>14732799a% of b = b% of a
>>14734783That is my daily life. A wild African doesn't use any math in his daily life, so its all relative. If you don't want to learn, then don't.
>>14732795Algebra, Geometry, Kinematics, and Financial mathematics. You really don't need all the advanced stuff unless you're going into a specifically math heavy STEM career i.e. becoming a lonely autist.
People don't use higher math irl because their brains have been trained by society to believe it's not necessary. But it can be. For example the other day I had to decide if I wanted to do something or not, so I ran a risk analysis with some estimated probabilities and outcomes. Turns out I has a +90% of success, and I was letting a very unlikely outcome distract me from the fact that when all the possible outcomes had been accounted for, it wasn't nearly as bad. I did what the risk analysis told me to do, and it was a success. Integrals aren't used by people in real life, because people have been conditioned to believe you don't use integrals in real life. But the more I try to break the conditioning the more I realize that if I look for chances to use them, i probably will.
https://bookstore.ams.org/text-63/this book looks fine>The focus is on problems suggested by the news of the day and topics that matter to students, like inflation, credit card debt, and loans. We use search engines, calculators, and spreadsheet programs as tools to reduce drudgery, explore patterns, and get information.I will add>basic geometry : triangles, squares, volumen area formulas for basic shape>pythagoras theorem and trigonometry>mental arithmetic tricks >cartesian coordimates, graphs
>>14732795Godel's incompleteness theoremsMorley's theoremConstructible UniverseForcing
>>14736119>Turns out I has a +90% of success, and I was letting a very unlikely outcome distract me from the fact that when all the possible outcomes had been accounted for, it wasn't nearly as bad. >I did what the risk analysis told me to do, and it was a success. >>Integrals aren't used by people in real life, because people have been conditioned to believe you don't use integrals in real life. But the more I try to break the conditioning the more I realize that if I look for chances to use them, i probably will.this is where it´s at
>>14732907Based Plumber Anon
Well, I think probability is really useful irl But I'm not sure about integrals and differential equations. One thing is knowing HOW those things work, that's important. Understanding the concepts and what they represent. But if I want to integrate something, I just do it numerically with the computer.
>>14736259optimization theory is underrated as fuck, nobel prizes in economics in auction theory and allocation theory are all combinatorial optimization results.
>>14737840>claim opti is underrated>also opti won nobel prizesso why you say is underrated?
You need to understand parametric vector fields and statistical modeling if you want to know how to fly a kite or whistle really well.t. good at whistling.
13-50 and statistics
>>14736130Common Sense Mathematics is free in http://libgen.is/book/index.php?md5=E881ABB846313A649D0CC75A027764DAError: Maximum file size allowed is 4 MB
>>14737845it's a part of maths that has many direct applications and some results are very simple, but is not taught nearly enough, I think a brief introduction to it is comparable to basic statistics or systems of linear equations. ffs a linear program is exactly a system of linear equations with an objective function to maximize
Simple addition is pretty useful. I use addition pretty often in my daily life. For example, sometimes I have one of something, but then I get another one, and I need to figure out how many I have now.
>>14732864stochastic differential equations
>>14732795I'd say learning some Machine Learning is good for you because then you can see through the incredulous bullshit that Machine Learning vendors are pushing on everybody.
>>14732864I do equity research and it's pretty darn difficult to get right.Firstly you need to be able to correctly make calculations from the reports, the calculations themselves aren't difficult (just basic addition and multiplication), but figuring what values and measurements to be included for a company to make for meaningful comparisons to competitors in the same market gets incredibly complex quickly.You have to know how to filter out what is relevant and what is not. Then it becomes a question of information, you have to be updated and know how literally ANY piece of information will affect your industries/stocks. This requires you to constantly be checking the news and being ready for taking opportunities or avoiding loses (and of course have a broad understanding of the world and it's resources).Thirdly it is a question of time, you have to do all this in a timely manner for it to be worthwhile. As an average person it is just not possible. You don't have enough capital to truly make enough for it to be worth your time.And then finally, let's say you have done all of the above. You analyze an entire industry and find a company that you truly believe in, and think is undervalued and buy the shit out of. Everything you have done might still be correct, and the stock will go down for some reason, and never recover to its intrinsic price. You need to be extremely confident in your abilities, but also know when to cut your loses.tldr: unless you truly enjoy it, stock analysis isn't worth your time. If you enjoy it and are good at it, just go work as an analyst.
the better you get at math, the more ways you find applications to it irl
>>14732795Statistical analysis is the #1. Pattern recognition is basically the definition of IQ at this point.
>>14732907i am astounded when people say vocations don't need to learn math, especially something like plumbing which is inherently so physical and geometric
>>14737822At least try it symbolically, say with wxmaxima's integrate.
>>14732795Modular arithmetic.Say you work in a factory and got a shipment of boxes and arranged them in rows of 6 (until the last row, where it could be less). There are supposed to be 381 of them, but you want to make sure.Counting them would take a long time. But you can use modular arithmetic to quickly find out if you're missing some. 381 mod 6 = 3 (i.e. the remainder of dividing 381 by 6). But there are 4 boxes in the last row. This tells you you're missing at least 5 boxes. (and possibly an additional multiple of 6, so 5, 11, 17, etc.)From there you could just count how many complete rows there are, multiply by 6, then add 4 to find how many there are.
>>14739635>381 mod 6 = 3 (i.e. the remainder of dividing 381 by 6)why "mod" instead of "rem"?
>>14739743mod comes from modulohttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modulo_operation
>>14732795The entire field of mathematical optimization is dedicated to thislots of applications in business and industry and plenty of good stuff for the purists too