C++ author, trainer
Well, we don't know until you try. It's like throwing a judoka into an MMA ring.What is the prejudice against pure math grads for quant jobs? surely common sense would say that they could learn what they need to on the job?
Most pure maths is not constructivist
My favourite is
Q: what is 2 + 3?
A: the same as 3 + 2
A: because addition is commutative.