# Parth's Blog

I really wish people would disabuse themselves of the notion that mathematics is simply arithmetic and statistics. Yes, we calculate things. But the point isn’t numbers or values. That’s not what math is for. That’s not why we do it. Math is, in short, about how to think. It’s about how to think…

Yes, Mathematics is not just arithmetic. It’s the study of patterns.

**My Math Teacher Today:**Let me show you another fancy technology thing.

**Teacher:***opens internet explorer*

“What do you think: does ordering a glass of clear, transparent water mean that you shall be drinking clear water?”, asked my Science teacher.

“No,” answered the good kids. “There are certain microbes infinitesimal in size—we are not able to see them.”

While all this was happening, I looked for a little hoopla.

“If I am given a glass of green-colored, eutrophic water, and transparent water, I’d opt for the transparent one,” said I.

As always, sense of humor is unappreciated.

That’s a way to welcome.

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No, it doesn’t. Obviously!

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