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maths

 (măths)
n. (used with a sing. verb) Chiefly British
Mathematics.

maths

(mæθs)
n
(Mathematics) (functioning as singular) informal Brit short for mathematics US and Canadian equivalent: math

maths

(mæθs)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Esp. Brit.
mathematics.

mathematics

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Mathematics is the study of numbers, quantities, and shapes. When mathematics is taught as a subject at school, it is usually called maths in British English, and math in American English.

Maths is my best subject at school.
Julio teaches math at a middle school.

Be Careful!
Mathematics, maths, and math are uncountable nouns and are used with a singular verb. Don't say, for example, 'Maths are my best subject'.

When you are referring to a science rather than a school subject, use mathematics.

According to the laws of mathematics, this is not possible.

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Noun1.maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementmaths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
rounding, rounding error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from rounding off numbers to a convenient number of decimals; "the error in the calculation was attributable to rounding"; "taxes are rounded off to the nearest dollar but the rounding error is surprisingly small"
truncation error - (mathematics) a miscalculation that results from cutting off a numerical calculation before it is finished
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
rationalisation, rationalization - (mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation
invariance - the nature of a quantity or property or function that remains unchanged when a given transformation is applied to it; "the invariance of the configuration under translation"
accuracy - (mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number; "the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy"
symmetricalness, symmetry, correspondence, balance - (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
factoring, factorisation, factorization - (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
extrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
formula, rule - (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"
recursion - (mathematics) an expression such that each term is generated by repeating a particular mathematical operation
invariant - a feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it
multinomial, polynomial - a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
series - (mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
infinitesimal - (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
fractal - (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
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
affine geometry - the geometry of affine transformations
elementary geometry, Euclidean geometry, parabolic geometry - (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
Euclidean axiom, Euclid's axiom, Euclid's postulate - (mathematics) any of five axioms that are generally recognized as the basis for Euclidean geometry
fractal geometry - (mathematics) the geometry of fractals; "Benoit Mandelbrot pioneered fractal geometry"
non-Euclidean geometry - (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's; "non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms"
hyperbolic geometry - (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry in which the parallel axiom is replaced by the assumption that through any point in a plane there are two or more lines that do not intersect a given line in the plane; "Karl Gauss pioneered hyperbolic geometry"
elliptic geometry, Riemannian geometry - (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry that regards space as like a sphere and a line as like a great circle; "Bernhard Riemann pioneered elliptic geometry"
numerical analysis - (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus
spherical geometry - (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere
spherical trigonometry - (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles
analytic geometry, analytical geometry, coordinate geometry - the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
plane geometry - the geometry of 2-dimensional figures
solid geometry - the geometry of 3-dimensional space
Translations
matika
matematik
matikka
matematika
数学
수학
matte
วิชาคณิตศาสตร์
toán học

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[mæθs] NSING ABBR (Brit) = mathematicsmates fpl

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[ˈmæθs] n abbr (British) (=mathematics) → maths fpl

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n sing (Brit inf) → Mathe f (inf)

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عِلْمُ الرِّيَاضِيَاتِ matika matematik Mathe μαθηματικά matemáticas, mates matikka maths matematika matematica 数学 수학 wiskunde matte matematyka matemática математика matte วิชาคณิตศาสตร์ matematik toán học 数学
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Now John had sometimes experienced this hankering at maths.
Other lessons, including stories, were linked to Maths and on the last day of the week, we wore clothes related to any type of Maths and got to play the games which we had all brought in.
Data shows that pupils who do well in maths at school earn higher wages, with men seeing a premium of 12.
And while Qualifications Wales remains adamant the two new maths GCSES - mathematics and maths numeracy - are of equal value, it says universities may want to stipulate a grade for the more traditional mathematics GCSE, rather than mathematics numeracy, for some courses.
Overall more than 91% of all pupils who took the two GCSE Maths exams in Wales last November achieved an A* to G grade, with more than 10% of those awarded either an A* or A grade.
He confirmed widely trailed plans to introduce a new maths premium - a PS600 boost for schools and colleges in England for every extra sixth-former who takes A-level or core maths qualifications.
The Cardiff High School pupil said he thought it was "pretty unrealistic" when his maths tutor mother Theresa and father David, who works in IT, suggested he take the exams early.
A PS41 million boost will help more than 8,000 schools - half of the total number in England - receive support to adopt the approach, which is used by leading maths performers including Shanghai, Singapore and Hong Kong.
It's easy to help your child not only excel at maths but also enjoy it," says Raj Valli, the founder of Tabtor Math, a tablet-based math learning programme for K-8 children personalised by a dedicated tutor.
Maths Kingdom is an online educational resource designed for home use, private tutors, schools and tuition centres and is currently aimed at Key Stage 3 and 4, years 7 to 11, ages 11 to 16, adults resitting their maths GCSE; with new resources constantly added, so users don't get bored.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), a Government-backed charity, is to evaluate Maths Champions,.
Maths anxiety, also referred to as maths phobia, is a negative emotional reaction to a situation that requires mathematical problem solving.