**datdo wrote:**ok...maybe I exaggerated a little...though he did say that mathematics was not the exact truth. Its a guess or estimation of the truth. His example was a derivative. Its an estimation of what the slope is a a point...though linearization would have been a better example. Wait no one even use linearization is one the most useless math topics I've learned.

You're paying... how much... for this *enlightening* education you're receiving?

There is a purpose for every school of mathematics, even linearization. If so much as one of them was erased from time the world as we know it wouldn't exist.

Secondly, this is the first time in my life i have ever heard someone say maths isn't truthful. I've heard the exact opposite thousands of times though. 5 will

**always** be 5, and two lots of 5 will

**always** be 10. Some argue that Mathematics is the only certainty in the world, and all other things are just probabilities.