# new math

- a unified, sequential system of teaching arithmetic and mathematics in accord with set theory so as to reveal basic concepts: used in some U.S. schools, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.

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## Origin of new math^{}

First recorded in 1965–70

Also called new mathematics.

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# new maths

- (functioning as singular) British an approach to mathematics in which the basic principles of set theory are introduced at an elementary level

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