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higher mathematics

the advanced portions of mathematics, customarily considered as embracing all beyond ordinary arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and trigonometry. Unabridged
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  • In the highest class the boys are instructed in the higher mathematics, and are prepared to enter college.

    Travels Through North America, v. 1-2 Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach
  • He had set himself to solve a problem in higher mathematics.

    Uncanny Tales Various
  • One cannot arouse enthusiasm in a six-year-old child over the beauties of higher mathematics.

    The Science of Human Nature William Henry Pyle
  • In regard to the higher mathematics, for instance, I know nothing.

    The Eagle Cliff R.M. Ballantyne
  • The making, the repairing and the manipulation of machinery calls for a knowledge of natural philosophy and higher mathematics.

  • Bartels had gone there before him, and they read the higher mathematics.

  • It is easy to forget one's Greek or the higher mathematics; but an intellectual or a moral habit is not easily lost.

  • She must have somebody to undertake the higher mathematics.'

  • The Eskimo winter has many mealtimes, and Roxi had but a poor idea of the higher mathematics.

    The New North Agnes Deans Cameron
  • It is rather her marvelous achievements in the domain of the higher mathematics.

    Woman in Science John Augustine Zahm
British Dictionary definitions for higher mathematics

higher mathematics

(functioning as sing) abstract mathematics, including number theory and topology, that is more advanced than basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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