new math

noun

Definition of new math

: basic mathematics taught with emphasis on abstraction and the principles of set theory

called also new mathematics

First Known Use of new math

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“New math.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/new%20math. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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