mathematics

Pronunciation

Noun

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /mæθ(ə)ˈmætɪks/

**mathematics** (*uncountable*)

- An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts.
**1992**March 2, Richard Preston,*The New Yorker*, "The Mountains of Pi" ↗:- Looking at the Leibniz series, you feel the independence of
**mathematics**from human culture. Surely, on any world that knows pi the Leibniz series will also be known... Nilakantha, an astronomer, grammarian, and mathematician who lived on the Kerala coast of India, described the formula in Sanskrit poetry around the year 1500.

- Looking at the Leibniz series, you feel the independence of
**2002**, Ian Stewart,*Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos*, page 38- The answer is 'yes', and the
**mathematics**needed is the theory of probability and its applied cousin, statistics.

- The answer is 'yes', and the

- A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels.
*My***mathematics**is always improving.

- (
*ability to use mathematics*) numeracy - abbreviation: maths (
*UK, Australia*), math (*US, Canada*) - See also Thesaurus:mathematics

- French: mathématiques
- German: Mathematik
- Italian: matematica
- Portuguese: matemática
- Russian: матема́тика
- Spanish: matemáticas, matemática

- Italian: matematica

**Mathematics**Noun

**mathematics** (*uncountable*)

- Alternative form of
, especially when defined as a school subject.**mathematics**

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