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The micropaedia can be used as an information resource on its own; and it can
function as support for the longer articles in the macropaedia (to which it refers
whenever appropriate). The micropaedia in turn is supported by references in the
For full treatment, see macropaedia: Analysis (in Mathematics). Differential
equations are classified into several broad categories, and these are in turn
further divided into many subcategories. The most important categories are those
of the so- ...
For full treatment, see macropaedia: Earth Sciences, The. Economic geology
deals with metal ores, fossil fuels (e.g., petroleum, natural gas, and coal), and
other materials of commercial value, such as salt, gypsum, and building stone.
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