mathematics

[ math-uh-mat-iks ]SEE DEFINITION OF mathematics
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I was dreadfully dull at mathematics, but I wouldn't see it.

Taxation is a problem in mathematics and national economics.

Still, mathematics admit of other applications, as the Pythagoreans say, and we agree.

But he has hitherto been unable to make the transition from mathematics to metaphysics.

These, and music and mathematics, are the chief parts of his education.

Mathematics, then, will be one of the subjects in which youth should be trained.

He insists strongly on the importance of mathematics as an educational instrument.

I am an associate professor of mathematics at the University of Southern California.

All the mathematics 56 she needs is enough to count her sheep and figure her clip.

Familiarity, likewise, with the most elementary uses of mathematics should be insured.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, plural of mathematic (see -ics). Originally denoting the mathematical sciences collectively, including geometry, astronomy, optics.

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