- the logical analysis of the fundamental concepts of mathematics, as number, function, etc.
Origin of metamathematics
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- (functioning as singular) the logical analysis of the reasoning, principles, and rules that control the use and combination of mathematical symbols, numbers, etc
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Word Origin and History for metamathematics
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