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new math

n.
Mathematics taught in elementary and secondary schools that constructs mathematical relationships from set theory. Also called new mathematics.
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new′ math′


n.
a trend in mathematics teaching of the 1960s and 1970s that de-emphasized rote learning and introduced topics not in the traditional curriculum.
[1965–70]
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