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(mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number | accuracy |

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5 | additive inverse |

(mathematics) a transformation that is a combination of single transformations such as translation or rotation or reflection on an axis | affine transformation |

mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations | algebra |

branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits; sequences and series and integration and differentiation | analysis |

branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions | analysis situs , topology |

branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world | applied math , applied mathematics |

mathematics types | applied , pure |

branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations | arithmetic |

branch of mathematics dealing with numbers | arithmetic |

(mathematics) a progression in which a constant is added to each term in order to obtain the next term | arithmetic progression |

(mathematics) a lack of symmetry | asymmetry , dissymmetry , imbalance |

(mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane | balance , correspondence , symmetricalness , symmetry |

(mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms | binomial |

(mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations | boundary condition |

mathematics branch dealing with limits, differentiation and integration of functions of variables | calculus |

branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions | calculus , infinitesimal calculus |

(mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping) | cardinality |

English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) | Carroll , Charles Dodgson , Charles Lutwidge Dodgson , Dodgson , Lewis Carroll , Reverend Dodgson |

(mathematics) any number such that a given square matrix minus that number times the identity matrix has a zero determinant | characteristic root of a square matrix , eigenvalue , eigenvalue of a matrix , eigenvalue of a square matrix |

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