What are the Disciplines of Mathematics?


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An analyst is preparing a report based on historical data of consumer behavior. Which discipline of mathematics would be most used here?

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1. Which of the following disciplines can be used for calculating the area of a triangle?

2. Which of the following is false?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you make sure you know the different disciplines in mathematics. You will need to identify the different ways these disciplines are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of quiz questions you'll test what you remember about:

  • The discipline of math that focuses on analysis
  • Algebraic usage of letters and symbols
  • Triangles and mathematical disciplines

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the disciplines of mathematics in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how symbols and letters are used in algebra
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what types of math you could use to solve for the height of a building or the area of a triangle

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