Concepts in Mathematics

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A baseball consists of a central core tightly wrapped in several layers of different materials. Construction of a golf ball is similar. As a matter of fact many familiar objects, including the earth, have similar constructions.

 

 

On a more abstract level, simple mathematics concepts are

Construction of a Simple Concept
Construction of a Simple Concept

similarly constructed. It is convenient to think of them as a central core (definition) tightly wrapped in several layers of illuminating information.

Complex mathematics concepts consist of many simple mathematics concepts joined together

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