Meaning of mathematics

math•e•mat•ics

Pronunciation: (math"u-mat'iks), [key]
— n.
  1. the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically.
  2. mathematical procedures, operations, or properties.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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