We'd all be still in the dark ages living in mud huts without maths
In fact while Western Europe was in the dark ages, after the collapse of the Roman Empire, Islamic Scholars gave us the foundations of the maths we have today
So whether you like it or not scientists needs it and so do the rest of us
Incidentally those equations are for optics, measuring the sag of a lens and the edge thickness
That was easy by checking Google, which needs computers, which needs maths, etc.
· 8 years ago