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Do You Recognize Math When You See It? Jeff Atwood says: On the other hand, I have not found in practice that programmers need to be mathematically inclined to become great software developers. Quite the opposite, in fact. This does depend heavily on what kind of code you're writing, but the vast bulk of code that I've seen consists mostly of the "balancing your checkbook" sort of math, nothing remotely like what you'd find in the average college calculus textbook, even. { i = j++ / (x + v); } Not exactly the stuff mathletes ...
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