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new math

noun
1.
a unified, sequential system of teaching arithmetic and mathematics in accord with set theory so as to reveal basic concepts: used in some U.S. schools, especially in the 1960s and 1970s.
Also called new mathematics.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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new maths

noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (Brit) an approach to mathematics in which the basic principles of set theory are introduced at an elementary level
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