Mathematical meaning

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Of or relating to mathematics.
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Of, having the nature of, or concerned with mathematics.
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Rigorously exact, precise, accurate, etc.
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Of, or relating to mathematics.

A mathematical problem.

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The team has a mathematical chance of being promoted, but they need to win the next seven matches.

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Possible according to mathematics but highly improbable.

The team has only a mathematical chance to win the championship.

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Origin of mathematical

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin mathēmaticālis from Latin mathēmaticus from Greek mathēmatikos from mathēma mathēmat- science, learning from manthanein math- to learn mendh- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition