# A (useless) map of geo-mathematics

Most scientific problems involve at least a bit of maths, even if it’s just adding things up or finding averages.But some problems require quite a bit of maths, like solving an equation, or throwing vectors around, or even a Fourier transform or two. A lot of people switch off at this point.Yet other problems require a lot of maths. Maybe we need a finite difference model, a volume integral, or a deep neural network. Most…