Math As Hobby

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Is math a hobby for you? If so, why?
 

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I love it because when I've got a problem stuck in my head that I'm trying to work through, I never need to be bored, even just standing in line at the bank. And when those moments of clarity come, it's euphoria that you bring upon yourself by just thinking.
 

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I love it because when I've got a problem stuck in my head that I'm trying to work through, I never need to be bored, even just standing in line at the bank. And when those moments of clarity come, it's euphoria that you bring upon yourself by just thinking.
Math is boring to people who do not understand it. In fact, most people hate to think analytically.
 

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This reminds me of a professor who asked everyone their favorite math formula. :D
 
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harpazo

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This reminds me of a professor who asked everyone their favorite math formula. :D
I never thought about having a favorite formula. I like them all.
 
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I don't consider math as a hobby. For me it is more or less getting the work done with it. I don't obsessively chase any subject anymore. I consider any subject as a way to solve my problem and I move on from that.
 

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Yeah, it would definitely be a hobby - but if skill improves and some job (either self-employment or employment) results - it would be more than that. Anyway, certainly someone could be good at math - but not use it for money. Well, maybe they already have a good income stream.

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O.K. - credibility is a problem. Even if someone had massive proof they were good, it might not be enough for employers.