Definition of 'maths'
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Then it is time to sit the GCSE maths exam we have brought with us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fifteen minutes into a one-hour GCSE maths exam and already students are looking around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)First, the nation is crying out for maths and science teachers, and this is often a strength of those who have been in business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who could be bothered to do their maths homework after that? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Well then they have to let you finish your maths homework. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is having problems with her maths homework. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How the hell does this maths homework work? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The setting of projects and other large pieces of written and maths homework is pointless and possibly detrimental. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not enough maths or science teachers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We certainly don't have enough in the current maths and computer science departments of schools. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are 55th for the quality of maths and science education. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It performs poorly in international league tables for reading, maths and science. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Maybe it would work if pupils were required to pass basic English and maths exams before they left. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I failed my maths exam and was worried. The Sun (2014)This may be because coursework was dropped from the maths GCSE last year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She has been refused entry because she does not have maths GCSE. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Particularly now that maths GCSE is getting harder. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only when course work was abolished for maths GCSE did they pull ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There were also complaints about harsh grading of GCSE maths exams. Times, Sunday Times (2014) GCSE maths teaches the concepts, but not enough of their application. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The GCSE maths exam is almost devoid of maths. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'maths'
British English: maths /mæθs/ NOUN
Mathematics is usually referred to as maths.
- American English: math
- Arabic: عِلْمُ الرِّيَاضِيَاتِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: matemática
- Chinese: 数学
- Croatian: matematika
- Czech: matika
- Danish: matematik
- Dutch: wiskunde
- European Spanish: mates
- Finnish: matikka
- French: maths
- German: Mathe
- Greek: μαθηματικά
- Italian: matematica
- Japanese: 数学
- Korean: 수학
- Norwegian: matte matematikk
- Polish: matematyka
- European Portuguese: matemática
- Romanian: mate
- Russian: математика
- Spanish: matemáticas
- Swedish: matte
- Thai: วิชาคณิตศาสตร์
- Turkish: matematik
- Ukrainian: математика
- Vietnamese: toán học
Definition of maths from the Collins English Dictionary
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