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To study a system, mathematicians begin by identifying its most crucial elements, and try to describe them in simple mathematical terms. As Phil Wilson tells us, this simplification is the essence of <b>mathematical modelling</b>. </div>
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<p><i>The essence of mathematical modelling is simplification. Natural events are the result of multiple interrelated processes, themselves dependent on a history of other processes, in an almost endless web of cause and effect. To study a system, the mathematical modeller begins by identifying the crucial aspects of the system, those that seem to characterize it. Initially, she need not concern
herself with how such characteristics come to be, only with how to describe them in simple mathematical terms.</i></p><p><a href="https://plus.maths.org/content/model-behaviour" target="_blank">read more</a></p>https://plus.maths.org/content/model-behaviour#comments25chaosdifferential equationdimensionless groupsepidemiologyhooke's lawmathematical modellingmedicine and healthWed, 30 Apr 2003 23:00:00 +0000plusadmin2226 at https://plus.maths.org/content