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# mathematics

[ math-*uh*-**mat**-iks ]

## noun

*(used with a singular verb)*the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically.*(used with a singular or plural verb)*mathematical procedures, operations, or properties.

mathematics

/ ˌmæθəˈmætɪks; ˌmæθˈmæt- /

## noun

*functioning as singular*a group of related sciences, including algebra, geometry, and calculus, concerned with the study of number, quantity, shape, and space and their interrelationships by using a specialized notation*functioning as singular or plural*mathematical operations and processes involved in the solution of a problem or study of some scientific field

mathematics

/ măth′ə-măt**′**ĭks /

- The study of the measurement, relationships, and properties of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols. Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus are branches of mathematics.

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## Word History and Origins

Origin of mathematics^{1}

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## Word History and Origins

Origin of mathematics^{1}

*mathematik*(n), via Latin from Greek (adj), from

*mathēma*a science,

*mathēmatikos*(adj); related to

*manthanein*to learn

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## Example Sentences

His career seemed finished as little as three months ago when he was studying for a mathematics degree at Old Dominion when Washington asked him to be the team’s “quarantine quarterback.”

They’re making the mathematics community aware of many natural and interesting questions.

Used in middle school and college mathematics and science courses, graphing calculators have the ability to display plotted graphs for multiple complex equations and are necessary tools for algebra, geometry, calculus, and standardized tests.

The TI-89 Titanium CAS features advanced functionality that makes problem-solving for mathematics and engineering courses easier.

I’m a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University.

The two scientific stories resort to the equivalent of Mathematics for Dummies andPhysics for Dummies.

“I think Sex Ed is equally, if not more, important than mathematics or English,” says Reign.

Muslims made many discoveries in mathematics, chemistry, physics, medicine, astronomy and psychology.

And you can find it in any college in the country: the mathematics of monsters.

One old soldier is on the path to a doctorate in mathematics and another is a trained underwater welder.

Samuel Clarke, a famous English divine, died; celebrated also for his writings on mathematics, &c.

On the other hand, mathematics alone seem to have offered any serious difficulty to him.

Again, mathematics frequently deal with purely ideal figures, which never did or never can exist.

Besides music, Albrecht took great interest in natural science and mathematics.

In Athens, rhetoric, mathematics, and natural history supplanted rhapsodies and speculations on God and Providence.

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