• Humans invented math.

  • Humans discovered math.

27% 4 votes
73% 11 votes
  • I don't think the universe runs on any laws at all. It's just us 'discovering' the laws as we see it.

  • Math is a tool in our toolbox of figuring out the universe. Math does not exist outside of the human mind, we just use it as a tool to discover laws of the universe. Yeah, we can discover that pi equals 3.14, but we did not discover numbers, we made them up as a way to measure things; an invented method. If numbers and mathematical equations did not exist, the universe would still work the same way.

  • Becauze hmm if you *burp* think abou it umm umm socks we're invented by jesus *burp* christ the lord and svioar, therefore, by the transitive and commutative properties, math was invented. Case closed! *burp*

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TBR says2015-04-26T10:48:13.2889728-05:00
OK... Wait wait. Briantheliberal, Mathgeek, Varrack and yours truly (TBR) AGREE!!!! Mathgeek, close the poll. This is NONCONTROVERSIAL.
TBR says2015-04-26T11:42:37.3188188-05:00
If you have a thing, then you get another thing. You set the first thing next to the other thing and observe that there are a group that equals two things, all we have done is observe. The math existed, we only "invent" words and notation.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-26T12:05:46.7194314-05:00
TBR, there is still three votes on the invented side. Plus I have a lot of classmates who disagree with me on this topic.
TBR says2015-04-26T21:39:12.2951078-05:00
If I worked hard at the semantics, I could make the counter argument work, but it is wrong.

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