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
Translations
čistá matematika
ren matematikk
ren matematik
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A brilliant melding of realistic depiction and abstract geometry, it aptly captures the spirit of fin de siecle Vienna.
Thus Malevich promoted the abstract geometry of the square as the sign of a new Suprematist sensibility in which art, no longer chained to a referent, could begin its triumphant ascent into the spiritual heights of the 'non-objective'.
And then the figure dissolves back into an abstract geometry that ties in with other patterns.

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