US: /ˌmæθəˈmætɪks/
UK: /mˌæθɪmˈætɪks/

English Vietnamese dictionary

mathematics /,mæθi'mætiks/ (maths) /mæθs/
  • danh từ, số nhiều dùng như số ít
    • môn toán, toán học
      • pure mathematics: toán học thuần tuý
      • applied mathematics: toán học ứng dụng

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the science of numbers and shapes. Branches of mathematics include ARITHMETIC ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY and TRIGONOMETRY: the core subjects of English, Maths and Science + a maths teacher + the school mathematics curriculum
2 [U+sing./pl. v.] the process of calculating using numbers: If my maths is / are right, the answer is 142. + Is your math correct?
mathematical adjective: mathematical calculations / problems / models + to assess children's mathematical ability
mathematically adverb: It's mathematically impossible. + Some people are very mathematically inclined (= interested in and good at mathematics).

Collocation dictionary


applied, pure | investigative | school | elementary, higher, primary, secondary


a branch of mathematics

More information about SUBJECT


of study do, read, study ~ do ~
is more commonly used with school subjects (but may also be used with university subjects):She did maths, physics and chemistry at school.

study ~
is used with both school and university subjects:He studied German at school. She went on to study mathematics at university.

read ~
is only used with university subjects and is quite formal:She was educated privately and at Pembroke College, where she read classics.

lecture in, teach ~
He taught music at a school in Edinburgh.

Other verbs used withsubjectcan also be used with particular subjects of study:Half the students take geography at A level. We offer accounting as a subsidiary course.

~ degree, a degree/diploma in ~
a law degree a higher diploma in fine art

~ class, course, lecture, lesson
The genetics lectures are on a different campus.

~ department, a/the department of ~
All enquiries should be made to the Department of Architecture.

~ graduate, student, undergraduate
Some architecture graduates gain further qualifications in specialist fields.

~ lecturer, teacher, tutor
He's an English teacher at Highland Road School.

~ professor, (a) professor of ~
She's professor of linguistics at the University of Wales.

the study of ~
The study of philosophy helps you to think critically.

in ~
He got As in history and art.

Concise English dictionary

+a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement