math·e·mat·ics
mathematics


 pronunciation:
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mae
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[or]
maeth
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part of speech: 
noun 
definition: 
the study of numbers, amounts, and shapes, and the relationships among them.


Mathematics comes from
mathema, an ancient Greek word that means "learning or knowledge."

broader category that includes mathematics 

science 

some actions in mathematics 

calculate, compute, deduct, divide, estimate, figure, subtract 

some kinds of mathematics 

geometry 

some parts of mathematics 

numbers 

some people who use mathematics 

engineer, scientist 

some terms used in mathematics 

parenthesis, sum 

some things conventionally associated with mathematics 

calculator, computer, graph, problem 