Synonyms of 'mathematics: Branches of mathematics'
algebraa branch of mathematics in which arithmetical operations and relationships are generalized by using alphabetic symbols to represent unknown numbers or members of specified sets of numbers analysisthe branch of mathematics principally concerned with the properties of functions, largely arising out of calculus analytical geometry or coordinate geometrythe branch of geometry that uses algebraic notation and analysis to locate a geometric point in terms of a coordinate system; coordinate geometry applied mathematicsarithmeticthe branch of mathematics concerned with numerical calculations, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Boolean algebracalculusa branch of mathematics, developed independently by Newton and Leibniz. Both differential calculus and integral calculus are concerned with the effect on a function of an infinitesimal change in the independent variable as it tends to zero chaos geometryconicsthe branch of geometry concerned with the parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola differential calculusthe branch of calculus concerned with the study, evaluation, and use of derivatives and differentials Euclidean geometrygame theorygeometrythe branch of mathematics concerned with the properties, relationships, and measurement of points, lines, curves, and surfaces group theorythe branch of algebra that deals with mathematical groups integral calculusthe branch of calculus concerned with the determination of integrals and their application to the solution of differential equations, the determination of areas and volumes, etc nomographynon-Euclidean geometrythe branch of modern geometry in which certain axioms of Euclidean geometry are restated. It introduces fundamental changes into the concept of space number theorynumerical analysisa branch of mathematics concerned with methods, usually iterative, for obtaining solutions to problems by means of a computer probability theorypure mathematicsset theorythe branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and interrelationships of sets statisticsthe classification and interpretation of such data in accordance with probability theory and the application of methods such as hypothesis testing to them topologythe branch of mathematics concerned with generalization of the concepts of continuity, limit, etc trigonometrythe branch of mathematics concerned with the properties of trigonometric functions and their application to the determination of the angles and sides of triangles. Used in surveying, navigation, etc ▷ See mathematics
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Word List of mathematics: Branches of mathematics from the Collins English Word Lists