mathematics

US: /ˌmæθəˈmætɪks/

UK: /mˌæθɪmˈætɪks/

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

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*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

__ ADJ. __

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

__ PHRASES __

**a branch of mathematics**

More information about SUBJECT

*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 with*subject*can 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

‚mæθɪ'mætɪks

noun

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