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mathematics

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

Simple Definition of mathematics

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mathematics

  1. 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. 2 :  a branch of, operation in, or use of mathematics <the mathematics of physical chemistry>

1573

First Known Use of mathematics

1573

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MATHEMATICS Defined for Kids

mathematics

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

Definition of mathematics for Students

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





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