May 15th, 2017, 12:07 PM  #11  
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There's little money or glory in mathematics anyway. You can't patent knowledge as far as I'm aware. It's all in the applications. Frequently Asked Questions: Patents Quote:
 
May 15th, 2017, 08:12 PM  #12 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 38 Thanks: 1 Math Focus: Its a way of life, my mathematics 
Thanks

May 16th, 2017, 02:24 AM  #13 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,132 Thanks: 717 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions 
Yep. It doesn't matter how it makes you feel, but if it's something that can contribute to the literature, submit a high quality paper to a journal and cross your fingers 
May 22nd, 2017, 08:03 AM  #14 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 38 Thanks: 1 Math Focus: Its a way of life, my mathematics  
May 22nd, 2017, 08:16 AM  #15 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,132 Thanks: 717 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions  Ahhh so you're working on a GuT (grandunified theory) or ToE (theory of everything)? You should read the existing literature on those to make sure that you're rediscovering something that someone has already proposed.

May 22nd, 2017, 08:23 AM  #16 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 38 Thanks: 1 Math Focus: Its a way of life, my mathematics  I will give you one of the systems... 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8,9, 10 , 11 and so forth it uses numbers in its universal form >would you say that the ability to count predates the human race and that is universal?
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May 22nd, 2017, 09:28 AM  #17 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,508 Thanks: 2513 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
No. I have heard no evidence that counting predated the hominid species, although it almost certainly was first developed in its most primitive forms before humans.

May 22nd, 2017, 09:59 AM  #18 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 38 Thanks: 1 Math Focus: Its a way of life, my mathematics 
the second system is binary system.. this is also a universal system. When combined with the right primer you have a working system along with numbers that is pretty universal I don't think any of you can find the primer that makes this a library. Math derived from the foundation of math. Not by pure luck or imagination. Would you say that off and on predate the human civilization>?
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May 22nd, 2017, 10:18 AM  #19 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2013 From: Colombia Posts: 7,508 Thanks: 2513 Math Focus: Mainly analysis and algebra 
I don't know whether you are making things up or using a jargon that I'm not familiar with. It carries a strong whiff of pseudoscientific mumbojumbo. But no, I wouldn't say that there is evidence that mathematics is "universal" in any particularly nontrivial way. I certainly wouldn't say it predates any hominid community. Our mathematical system approximately mirrors the universe because it was designed to do just that. Your system is no older than when somebody first thought of it, so it's certainly not older than civilisation. 
May 22nd, 2017, 10:21 AM  #20 
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I am trying to point out that there is a system that uses 2 mathematical languages to teach you math


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