Associations to the word «Mathematical»


MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Of, or relating to mathematics
MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Possible but highly improbable
MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, noun. (mathematics) The mathematical study of functions, sequences, series, limits, derivatives and integrals.
MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS, noun. (economics) (mathematics) A sub-field of economics which aims at expressing economic theories with mathematic formulae.
MATHEMATICAL FUNCTION PROGRAM, noun. (computing) Any of a set of subroutines supplied with a language or system that can be called to perform standard mathematical functions efficiently
MATHEMATICAL FUNCTION PROGRAMS, noun. Plural of mathematical function program
MATHEMATICAL GAME, noun. (mathematics) Any game featuring arithmetic or other branches of mathematics; a branch of recreational mathematics
MATHEMATICAL GAMES, noun. Plural of mathematical game
MATHEMATICAL INDUCTION, noun. (mathematics) A method of proof which, in terms of a predicate P, could be stated as: if \(P(0)\) is true and if for any natural number \(n \ge 0\), \(P(n)\) implies \(P(n + 1)\), then \(P(n)\) is true for any natural number n.
MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, noun. (logic) A subfield of logic and mathematics consisting of both the mathematical study of logic and the application of this study to other areas of mathematics, exemplified by questions on the expressive power of formal logics and the deductive power of formal proof systems.
MATHEMATICAL MARKUP LANGUAGE, noun. (mathematics) (computing) A method of representing mathematical symbols and formulae using XML
MATHEMATICAL MODEL, noun. An abstract mathematical representation of a process, device or concept; it uses a number of variables to represent inputs, outputs and internal states, and sets of equations and inequalities to describe their interaction.
MATHEMATICAL MORPHOLOGY, noun. A theory and technique for the analysis and processing of geometrical structures, based on set theory, lattice theory, topology, and random functions.
MATHEMATICAL REALISM, noun. A doctrine that mathematical entities such as numbers and triangles exist independently of the human mind.
MATHEMATICAL SEMANTICS, noun. (computer science) A study of formal semantics of computer languages, such as denotational semantics.
MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS, noun. (statistics) The study of statistics from a purely mathematical standpoint, using probability theory, measure theory, linear algebra and analysis.
MATHEMATICAL STRUCTURE, noun. (mathematics) A set together with a collection of mathematical objects such as other sets, relations or operations which endow it with additional stucture.

Dictionary definition

MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics; "a mathematical textbook"; "slide rules and other mathematical instruments"; "a mathematical solution to a problem"; "mathematical proof".
MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers; "tests for rating numerical aptitude"; "a mathematical whiz".
MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Beyond question; "a mathematical certainty".
MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Statistically possible though highly improbable; "have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs".
MATHEMATICAL, adjective. Characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics; "mathematical precision".

Wise words

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