pure mathematics

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Noun1.pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
arithmetic - the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
numerical analysis - (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus
trig, trigonometry - the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
algebra - the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations
infinitesimal calculus, calculus - the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
set theory - the branch of pure mathematics that deals with the nature and relations of sets
group theory - the branch of mathematics dealing with groups
analysis situs, topology - the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
metamathematics - the logical analysis of mathematical reasoning
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Is he not the celebrated author of The Dynamics of an Asteroid, a book which ascends to such rarefied heights of pure mathematics that it is said that there was no man in the scientific press capable of criticizing it?
Since bombs are your means of expression, it would be really telling if one could throw a bomb into pure mathematics.
The two have formulated solutions to varied and complex problems starting from the vantage point of pure mathematics, but guided by a multidisciplinary approach.
He also graduated with a BSc in pure mathematics from Cardiff University in 2010.
7 -- With an aim to provide a novel opportunity for researchers to collaborate with eminent mathematicians, a three-day 11th International Pure Mathematics Conference 2010 titled 'Algebra, Geometry and Analysis' kicked off here on Friday at National Centre for Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU).
Putting herself part-time through university, she gained degrees in pure mathematics and IT as well as an MBA.
Career consultants say the salaries offered to students who have pursued pure mathematics are better than those offered to IT graduates.
We denote these two activities, respectively, as physical and pure mathematics.
Considering the pure mathematics, it is easy to see why he was pleased.
Yale College's top A-Level Mathematics performer Rhian Perrin, received a Certificate of Achievement from Vice Chairman of WJEC examining board Arwel Gwynn Jones, for the highest mark in GCE Advanced Level Pure Mathematics for 2009.
Having completed his degree in pure mathematics, he stayed in Bangor to complete his PGCE in maths and science.
Fortunately, after starting the preface with Bertrand Russell's definition of pure mathematics, they quickly return to more modern and readily comprehensible prose.