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higher mathematics

(Mathematics) (functioning as singular) abstract mathematics, including number theory and topology, that is more advanced than basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
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high′er mathemat′ics

the advanced portions of mathematics, customarily considered as embracing all beyond ordinary arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and trigonometry.
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He was himself always occupied: writing his memoirs, solving problems in higher mathematics, turning snuffboxes on a lathe, working in the garden, or superintending the building that was always going on at his estate.
Suddenly he broke out: "He wasn't a remarkable student, you know, though he was always strong in higher mathematics. His work in my own department was quite ordinary.
Forced to confront some of the most consequential events of the twentieth century and rethink everything she knows of herself, she strives to take her place in the world of higher mathematics and finds kinship in the stories of the women who came before her--their love of the language of numbers connecting them across generations.
I see it as a great loss not only to Nigeria but to the world of higher mathematics. If he had been born in North America there is no doubt that universities such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT or Caltech would have discovered his talent and nurtured him into a giant in his field.
At present, higher mathematics appears to offer the only path and (in contrast to our common intuition) it allows for this "crazy-sounding belief," for reasons that nobody knows.
Trust me, if you find this problem difficult, this is nothing compared to higher mathematics. You're just seeing the tip of the iceberg.
Higher Mathematics for Engineering and Technology: Problems and Solutions
Based on results from a slate of such reasoning tasks, Inglis and Attridge show that studying higher mathematics (at the advanced secondary and college levels) does lead to an increase in logical ability.
Higher Mathematics. Part biography and part an exploration of some of O'Connor's stories, the film offers a glimpse of her remarkable achievement in American arts and letters.
Student participation rates in higher mathematics and other STEM related subjects should also be monitored for evidence of improvement.

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