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It's been asked before about the importance of knowing mathematics for programmers and I wonder if you think that mathematics will be more or less important for software development in the future. More specifically do you expect a software developer or a programmer in the future to know more or less mathematics? I would believe that most good programmers know some calculus, algebra and/or discrete mathematics or combinatorics to be able to analyse a problem.

Is this question something that would not get closed and might get an answer? I don't know if it's good for math, pm or programmers.

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Will mathematics be more or less important for the software developers in the for future e.g. 50 yearsw from now, 100 years from now or even further on? I chose to study computer science when I thought that it was important to know more mathematics. I assumed that you had to know much mathematics to be a skilled programmer. Then I read here and there that you might not know much mathematics at all to be a programmer.

Or would you think that roles in teamwork will get more separated and specialized between programmers, architects/designers and and software analysts where programmers might not have to know much mathematics becuse an analyst already analyzed and did the mathematics for a specific program, where the architect/designer was responsible for design and a programmer just translates a problem that was already guaranteed to work and the programmer must not now mathematics and that could be the responsibility of a software analyst?

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Sounds like a math specific question and therefore relevant to the math site. Doesn't seem like a fit here since most of the most widely known pm approaches do not use heavy math nor have math as a prerequisite. There are, of course, areas such as risk management, running monte carlo simulations and other areas where math is used. But I don't think that's sufficient to make pmse a good home for a math question.

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Just ask it on https://math.stackexchange.com/

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