# group theory

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## group theory

*n.*

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

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## group′ the`ory

*n.*

the branch of mathematics that deals with the structure of mathematical groups and mappings between them.

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Noun | 1. | group theory - the branch of mathematics dealing with groupsmath, 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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**Gruppentheorie**

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