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new math
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noun
1.
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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Also called
new mathematics
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Origin of
new math
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1965-1970
1965-70
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British Dictionary definitions for
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new maths
noun
1.
(
functioning as sing
) (
Brit
) an approach to mathematics in which the basic principles of set theory are introduced at an elementary level
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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