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Mathematics is the study of possible worlds. The attached document explores, through examples and exposition, the nature of mathematical inquiry as well as the concepts involved in the study of mathematics, namely axioms, definitions, conjectures, proofs and theorems.

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Mathematical Inq knowledge.pdf

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