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# mathematics

*noun plural but usually singular in construction*math·e·mat·ics \ˌmath-ˈma-tiks, ˌma-thə-\

: the science of numbers, quantities, and shapes and the relations between them

## Full Definition of *MATHEMATICS*

1

**:**the science of numbers and their operations, interrelations, combinations, generalizations, and abstractions and of space configurations and their structure, measurement, transformations, and generalizations

2

**:**a branch of, operation in, or use of mathematics <the

*mathematics*of physical chemistry>

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## First Known Use of *MATHEMATICS*

1573

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## mathematics

*noun*math·e·mat·ics \ˌma-thə-ˈma-tiks\

## Definition of *MATHEMATICS* for Kids

**:**the science that studies and explains numbers, quantities, measurements, and the relations between them

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