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

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Your mathematics seem to me very like a bottle of mixed pickles the more you fish for what you want the less chance you have of getting it.
When I was a girl it wasn't considered lady-like to know anything about Mathematics," said Aunt Jamesina.
But I taught her to cook BEFORE I let a college professor teach her Mathematics.
The bronze medal for mathematics was considered as good as won by a fat, funny little up-country boy with a bumpy forehead and a patched coat.
At one time we are in the clouds of mythology, at another among the abstractions of mathematics or metaphysics; we pass imperceptibly from one to the other.
On the other hand, the ancient and mediaeval logic retained a continuous influence over it, and a form like that of mathematics was easily impressed upon it; the principle of ancient philosophy which is most apparent in it is scepticism; we must doubt nearly every traditional or received notion, that we may hold fast one or two.
In spite of his aversion for mathematics, he finally won a 'lay' fellowship, which did not involve residence at the University nor any other obligation, but which almost sufficed for his support during the seven years of its duration.
He tramped on foot the ninety miles from Ecclefechan to Edinburgh University, and remained there for four years; but among the subjects of study he cared only for mathematics, and he left at the age of seventeen without receiving a degree.
Cabin-boy at twelve, ship's boy at fourteen, ordinary seamen at sixteen, able seaman at seventeen, and cock of the fo'c'sle, infinite ambition and infinite loneliness, receiving neither help nor sympathy, I did it all for myself--navigation, mathematics, science, literature, and what not.
I accompanied the whale-fishers on several expeditions to the North Sea; I voluntarily endured cold, famine, thirst, and want of sleep; I often worked harder than the common sailors during the day and devoted my nights to the study of mathematics, the theory of medicine, and those branches of physical science from which a naval adventurer might derive the greatest practical advantage.
Critique: An impressive anthology of fifteen erudite articles (one of which is written in French, while the remaining fourteen are in English), "Introduction to Modern Mathematics" is the thirty-third volume in the International Press of Boston's outstanding 'Advanced Lectures in Mathematics' series--and very strongly recommended, especially for academic library Higher Mathematics reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
One was a Commerce teacher, who had two first year mathematics university subjects in his degree.
Mathematics literacy is regarded as a "civil issue" because of its leverage in mitigating social and economic inequity [46].
Bhavna Ramachandran attained four A* grades in A Level biology, chemistry, mathematics and further mathematics.
Reviewing research about mathematics learning and teaching can be depressing for people who love this discipline.
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