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adjective as in concerning manipulation of numbers

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It’s a mathematical problem layered with a huge element of uncertainty around what will be the right thing to do in terms of safety and health.

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They’ve been capitalizing on a recent mathematical advance that has injected new life into a millennia-long quest to identify shapes that can perfectly fill, or tile, three-dimensional space.

“These are idealized mathematical objects that are going to be with us forever, and now we know all of them,” said Martin Weissman of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

The mathematical disease modeler Joseph Wu, a member of the University of Hong Kong’s infectious disease and public health teams, was looking closely at the numbers of cases being reported in and around Wuhan.

The third, however, can be viewed through a mathematical lens.

It takes Sharp four hours to get into character: “I take joy in the mathematical, symmetrical precision and perfectness of Bach.”

He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.

To my mathematical brain, the numbers alone make thinking about aliens perfectly rational.

Kempton subsequently offered what he reasoned to be mathematical proof of her powers.

All Facebook will see is cyphertext—the mathematical gibberish computers generate to thwart spying eyes.

A second main division of our schooling was mathematical instruction of a sort.

This truth is as old as Homer, and its proofs are as capable of demonstration as a mathematical axiom.

Upon reflection, it is surprising how few subjects are capable of a mathematical demonstration.

There is not a mathematical line—length without breadth—in all the universe.

With mathematical accuracy the old man filled the two tumblers with boiling water.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mathematical, such as: analytical, numerical, scientific, algebraic, algorithmic, and arithmetical.

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