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Definition of maths

chiefly British

Examples of maths in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So youngsters with only rudimentary maths may sign up for a maths degree and those who have little acquaintance with the past can read history. The Economist, "France, where the grossly unprepared try for maths degrees," 5 May 2018 Proficiency in reading and maths lags about 30 percentage points behind the rest of the state. The Economist, "Portfolio theorySchool choice does not work as well as its advocates hope," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of maths

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of maths was in 1911

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“Maths.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maths. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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