Definition of higher mathematics in English:

higher mathematics

Syllabification: high·er math·e·mat·ics


[usually treated as singular]
  • Advanced mathematics, such as number theory and topology.
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    • In November 1877, Cremona was appointed to the chair of higher mathematics at the University of Rome.
    • Napier did not acquire his knowledge of higher mathematics at St Andrews nor did he acquire his deep knowledge of classical literature there.
    • During the period 1892-1908 the University of Chicago was unsurpassed in America as an institution for the study of higher mathematics.

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