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group theory

The branch of mathematics concerned with groups and the description of their properties.

group′ the`ory

the branch of mathematics that deals with the structure of mathematical groups and mappings between them.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: theory - the branch of mathematics dealing with groups
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
Galois theory - group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations
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