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7:32 AM
This question was bumped today - any suggestions for replacements of tag? Useless math that became useful
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Q: Useless math that became useful

ppaulojrI'm writing an article on Lychrel numbers and some people pointed out that this is completely useless. My idea is to amend my article with some theories that seemed useless when they are created but found use after some time. I came with some ideas like the Turing machine but I think I'm not gr...

Should simply be used, as kind of "catch for all" tag?
 
 
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12:54 PM
@MartinSleziak To me, , even if it were not deprecated, doesn't seem appropriate and could just as well be removed. I suppose would be a better tag, but it's not clear to me it would be better than simple removal. (Then again, I'm not much of a fan of the question in the first place.) I have no objection though to as a replacement in this case.
 
@ToddTrimble Thanks for the response. I have remove (abstract-algebra) and added (gm.general-mathematics). (It is CW, so my edit did not have to go through approval.)
Of course, either you or some other experienced users can retag the post in the way they consider optimal.
 

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