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Discussion on: How important are math skills for software development?

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James Kenny

I think this is a "this depends" one what type of software development you are doing. I know for most of the development I am doing these days, maths aren't overly important or even required.

But I also have friends who are working on more science or fin tech systems and these do need a bit more of a maths foundation. I think it's less being able to do it in your head and more just being able to work out a basic formula and understand what it is supposed to do.

Math skill and Software development are related, a big part of software development is our ability to understand logic and think in different ways all things that are important foundations in Maths.