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.
Math vs. MathsBoth math and maths are short for the word mathematics. Math is the preferred term in the United States and Canada. Maths is the preferred term in England, Australia, and most other English-speaking places.
TV Shows And Songs That Improved Our VocabularyWhile some TV shows might not make us smarter (that's right reality TV, we're talking to you), there are others (and popular songs, too) that help enhance our language skills. We take a look at ten songs and shows that help improve our vocabulary.
Origin of new math
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called new mathematics.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for new maths
(functioning as singular) British 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 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012