16-year-old Gracie Cunningham went viral on Twitter for posting a TikTok talking about how she believes math isn't real. She's received a lot of backlash from folks on the internet, but mathematician Eugenia Cheng came to the teen's defense because she recognized that Gracie was asking questions "like a mathematician would."

https://www.tiktok.com/@gracie.ham/video/6864198263063448837?referer_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cbc.ca%2Fradio%2Fasithappens%2Fas-it-happens-friday-edition-1.5720730%2Fmathematician-comes-to-defence-of-tiktok-teen-blasted-for-saying-math-isn-t-real-1.5720731&referer_video_id=6864198263063448837

CBC reports that after Cunningham posted her follow up video (asking intelligent and valid questions), Cheng decided to answer her questions, and put them in a public document for everyone to read.

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