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
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Is he not the celebrated author of The Dynamics of an Asteroid, a book which ascends to such rarefied heights of pure mathematics that it is said that there was no man in the scientific press capable of criticizing it?
Since bombs are your means of expression, it would be really telling if one could throw a bomb into pure mathematics.
Post-quantum cryptography, led by David Jao, will focus on a unique blend of pure mathematics and computer science that produces a data encryption so strong that quantum computers cannot crack it.
He graduated from Norman High School and Princeton with a degree in math and from MIT with a doctorate in pure mathematics.
He operates at the crossroads where number theory/uniform distribution intersects dynamical systems/quantitative ergodic theory, he says; it is pure mathematics with rigorous proofs, though he borrows some motivation and intuitions from physics and uses some probability theory.
Punjab, July 11 -- One of the Ph D Scholars of Department of Mathematics at Lovely Professional University, Pranav Sharma was invited by the Department of Pure Mathematics & Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS) to present his innovative mathematical research at the University of Cambridge in England.
The seminar titled "17th Pure Mathematics Conference 2016" was jointly organized here by the Preston University, Pakistan Mathematical Society, Advanced Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Islamia University Bahawalpur.
Minister of State for Education Engineer Balighur Rehman has inaugurated the '17th International Pure Mathematics Conference.
Bertrand Russell has stated that pure mathematics consists of "entirely of such asseverations as that, if such and such a proposition is true of anything then such and such another proposition is true of that thing" (Bogomolny, 2013).
In his review of higher mathematics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Franklin finds that pure mathematics has been pushed into an ever more abstract and structural direction.
A delighted Director of Education Affairs of the Institution, Major Nasiruddin Ahmed (Retd), said, "He secured 100 per cent in 1 unit of Chemistry, 2 units of Physics, 1 Unit of Mathematics and 4 units of Further Pure Mathematics at his A2 level.
According to him, the written-off debts are pure mathematics to banks and every bank is making its own assessment that its supervision board then approves.