Loving Brumby's euphemisms.
Always thought Mechanics was one of the A level Maths modules
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Oh just got thrown off by SS saying it's not a part of 'math' (eugh)
Well clearly it's not part of math as a subject - it describes physical laws, not mathematical laws (there is no F=ma law in mathematics). You can't say it's applied math - all of science is basically applied math. I just found it really odd that they teach it in the math curriculum over there - I don't think it belongs there logically.
Last edited by silentstriker; 18-07-2010 at 08:07 AM.
Well, what you think it is/isn't is quite irrelevant, as I'm talking about it in the context of the UK curriculum.
And why should we listen to you when you can't even spell maths properly?
I find it odd that you drop the s from Maths
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That is the physics curriculum, the maths part is a section of the maths curriculum dealing with application of ideas such as calculating acceleration of an object down a slope of a certain angle
A past paper as an example. No physics knowledge needed, just understand the mathematical principles behind it.
Exactly. Like I said, you also do a mechanics module in A Level Physics, but that approaches it from a much more Physics based direction (obv), with the actual explanation of the principles, rather than the mathematical representation.
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