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Since her partner is a mathematics professor it was quickly covered in equations. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Pure and applied mathematics now are completely mixed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is doing battle with one of the great unsolved problems of mathematics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He would spend his days studying mathematics. The Broken God (1993)There he distinguished himself in mathematics and physics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Or a mathematics professor explores her theories through crochet. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It belongs to the pure nautical mathematics. Moby Dick (1901)He went off to study for a mathematics degree. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His culture extended far beyond mathematics and theoretical physics. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is the founder of pure mathematics and the father of computer science. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you do chemistry and one from mathematics and physics you will limit your range of choices much more. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some of the most complex but decisive concepts in modern physics and mathematics are set out with lucidity and concise elegance. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)His great love within mathematics was geometry, and this turned out to be his lifelong field. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Computers that are lucky enough to find the answer to one of the mathematics problems set by the algorithm are rewarded with coins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He also likes to visit his daughter who is studying mathematics in Southampton. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead he made careful drawings of the historic remains, employing a plane table and applying his advanced mathematics. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
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Translations for 'mathematics'
British English: mathematics /ˌmæθəˈmætɪks; ˌmæθˈmæt-/ NOUN
Mathematics is the study of numbers, quantities, or shapes.
...a professor of mathematics.
- American English: mathematics
- Arabic: رِيَاضِيَاتٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: matemática
- Chinese: 数学
- Croatian: matematika
- Czech: matematika
- Danish: matematik
- Dutch: wiskunde
- European Spanish: matemáticas
- Finnish: matematiikka
- French: mathématiques
- German: Mathematik
- Greek: μαθηματικά
- Italian: matematica
- Japanese: 数学
- Korean: 수학
- Norwegian: matematikk
- Polish: matematyka
- European Portuguese: matemática
- Romanian: matematică
- Russian: математика
- Spanish: matemáticas
- Swedish: matematik
- Thai: คณิตศาสตร์
- Turkish: matematik
- Ukrainian: математика
- Vietnamese: toán học
Definition of mathematics from the Collins English Dictionary
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