Menurut Anda, apa itu matematika? Simak pernyataan tokoh-tokoh berikut tentang matematika…

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**John Louis von Neumann**

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

**Albert Einstein**

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.

Mathematics are well and good but nature keeps dragging us around by the nose. <!–, quoted in *Einstein: A Centenary Volume*, A.P. French, p.113; NA–>

**Paul Erdos**

Why are numbers beautiful? It’s like asking why is Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don’t see why, someone can’t tell you. I *know* numbers are beautiful. If they aren’t beautiful, nothing is.

**Isaac Barrow**

Mathematics – the unshaken Foundation of Sciences, and the plentiful Fountain of Advantage to human affairs. <!–, quoted in *A History of Mathematics*, Carl B. Boyer, p.404; NA–>

**Calvin Trillin**

I never did very well in math – I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn’t meant my answers literally.

**Stanislaw J. Lec**, *More Unkempt Thoughts*

I don’t agree with mathematics; the sum total of zeros is a frightening figure. ~* *

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