maths in programming

William Park opengeometry at
Wed Jul 25 19:42:33 CEST 2001

On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 12:28:38PM +0000, Native_MetaL wrote:
> Hello im new to programming and i have some questions about Maths in
> programming
> 1 what type of Maths is used in programming
> 2 how good do you have to be at maths to program
> 3 dose all programing have complex maths
> 4 are all programmers Expert's with maths
> 5 do you need to be an expert with maths to get Employment in programming
> 6 in IT firms are there people that do the maths ......... and others that
> just do the coding <---- the programmers

You don't need to know math to program (ie. type code), but having the
discipline of analyzing the program and writing out the solution step by
step is extremely helpful.  Of course, you have to understand the math
behind the program code, in order to know if the results are correct or

William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at>
8 CPUs cluster, (Slackware) Linux, Python, LaTeX, Vim, Mutt, Sc.

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