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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
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:  a branch of, operation in, or use of mathematics <the mathematics of physical chemistry>

First Known Use of MATHEMATICS

1573

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms

abscissa, denominator, divisor, equilateral, exponent, hypotenuse, logarithm, oblique, radii, rhomb

Rhymes with MATHEMATICS

MATHEMATICS Defined for Kids

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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