# mathematical

## math·e·mat·i·cal

*adjective*\ËŒmath-Ëˆma-ti-kÉ™l, ËŒma-thÉ™-\

: of, relating to, or involving mathematics

: very exact or complete

: possible but very unlikely

## Full Definition of *MATHEMATICAL*

1

**:**Â of, relating to, or according with mathematics

3

**:**Â possible but highly improbable <only a

*mathematical*chance>

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**math·e·mat·i·cal·ly**\-ti-k(É™-)lÄ“\*adverb*## Variants of *MATHEMATICAL*

**math·e·mat·i·cal**also

**math·e·mat·ic**\-tik\

## Examples of *MATHEMATICAL*

- They recorded the changes with
*mathematical*precision. - The team has only a
*mathematical*chance of making the play-offs.

## Origin of *MATHEMATICAL*

Middle English

*mathematicalle,*from Latin*mathematicus,*from Greek*mathÄ“matikos,*from*mathÄ“mat-, mathÄ“ma*learning, mathematics, from*manthanein*to learn; probably akin to Gothic*mundon*to pay attentionFirst Known Use: 15th century

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