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

  • He had set himself to solve a problem in higher mathematics.

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  • In regard to the higher mathematics, for instance, I know nothing.

    The Eagle Cliff R.M. Ballantyne
  • More fun than higher mathematics and Locke on the Understanding, eh, Bland?

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  • Under all is a heart cold as steel; calculating as the higher mathematics.


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

  • From the standpoint of the higher mathematics, morality may be an illusion.

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  • It is rather her marvelous achievements in the domain of the higher mathematics.

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  • I do not know anything about higher mathematics, but I believe in them.

  • We find him well acquainted with chemistry, and also the higher mathematics.

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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
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