Comics about mathematics, science, and the student life.


A scientist is solving a problem for a friend. The scientist says, "Here's the solution to your problem." The friend looks down at the solution and says, "Thanks-wait. What are all these new symbols? Where are my variables?!" The scientist answers, "Oh, they were terrible to work with, so I redefined them to be more natural." Pause. "You're welcome."

If a mathematician hasn’t redefined your initial problem, you might just be a mathematician yourself.