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How much will complicated math be involved in future of Javascript?


I've never really learned the square root or PI in math before and was wondering if complicated geometry will be frequently used in JavaScript jobs in future out there. I'm a bit worried since I've never learned these before and couldn't really finish this.. It's also a little discouraging seeing a lot of math used in the training and makes me wonder if there will always be A LOT of math in future of JavaScript jobs..

I appreciate any reply and your time. Thank you

1 Answer

Bella Bradbury
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Bella Bradbury
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It depends heavily on the project you're coding. This particular video is about learning the basic math function by applying it to various other mathematical concepts. In general, unless you're looking to build a calculator app or any other app where the topic itself is math, you really just need to know how to do the basics!

Ask yourself, am I understanding how to do these calculations in JavaScript, rather than feel like you need to be able to do this specific project. Knowing how to use math in JavaScript is essential, but it's more along the lines of 'do I know how to multiply 2 variables' and not 'do I know what Pi is'. Google/other research avenues are a coders best friend, and you can always google what Pi or square roots are if it's needed!

Thank you for this. I appreciate it :)