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Examples of math in a Sentence

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Melita was good at math and science, as is her mother, who had wanted to go to medical school but could not afford it. Lynsey Chutel, New York Times, 20 Sep. 2023 Implications beyond the insurance market The math isn’t working for some homeowners who have seen their premiums skyrocket. Ella Nilsen, CNN, 20 Sep. 2023 Saban on Monday explained some of the math involved when deciding how many players to use in pass protection versus running routes. Michael Casagrande |, al, 19 Sep. 2023 Kate connected with cadets during the visit and stopped by the Techno Zone, which aims to inspire young people to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math and consider careers in engineering, aviation and aerospace. Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 18 Sep. 2023 Lane Kiffin did the math, and no amount of Carroll‘s magical thinking could hide the truth. J. Brady McCollough, Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep. 2023 Head of School Sister Patricia McCarron began her career at Notre Dame Prep in 1984 as a math teacher. Katia Parks, Baltimore Sun, 15 Sep. 2023 Today's WorldView: Kim Jong Un’s visit to Russia hints at grim battlefield math for Putin That means Kim suddenly has a rare bargaining chip. Min Joo Kim, Washington Post, 14 Sep. 2023 Einstein had done the math and knew that the universe must be local, meaning that no event in one location could instantly affect a distant location. Charlie Wood, Quanta Magazine, 11 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of math was circa 1847

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“Math.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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