Mathematics meaning

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The group of sciences (including arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus, etc.) dealing with quantities, magnitudes, and forms, and their relationships, attributes, etc., by the use of numbers and symbols.
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The study of the measurement, relationships, and properties of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols. Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and calculus are branches of mathematics.
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The study of the measurement, properties, and relationships of quantities and sets, using numbers and symbols.
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An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts.
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The act or process of using any of these sciences; computation.
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The definition of mathematics is the study of the sciences of numbers, quantities, geometry and forms.

When Pythagoras studied and came up with the Pythagorean theorem, this was an example of mathematics.

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A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels.

My mathematics is not very good.

Their mathematics are not very good.

Their mathematics is not very good.

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Origin of mathematics

  • From Middle English mathematik from Old French mathematique from Latin mathēmatica from Greek mathēmatikē (tekhnē) mathematical (science) feminine of mathēmatikos mathematical mathematical

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mathÄ“matica (“mathematics"), from Ancient Greek μαθηματικός (mathematikos, “fond of learning"), from μάθημα (máthema, “knowledge, study, learning").

    From Wiktionary