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new math

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.
Also called new mathematics.
Origin of new math
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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