Definition of math in English:
noun[mass noun] North American
Mathematics: she teaches math and science
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- It was laborious and tedious and horrible, but it got me interested in math.
- At my hotel, a professor came every morning to teach math and reading skills to the workers.
- He has also complained that they've kept him from teaching math to his fellow inmates.
Mid 19th century: abbreviation.
do the math
- [often in imperative] informal Make a calculation or come to a conclusion based on the relevant facts and figures, typically with the implication that the result is or should be obvious: diesel prices in my area are approximately 7% more than regular gas, but the mileage is over 20% greater—do the math did closing thirty beds hurt emergency waiting times? You do the math!More example sentences
- Many companies pay lip service to the notion that employees are their most valuable assets, but few have actually done the math.
- If you do the math, you can see it was hardly risky at all.
- I did the math on cable once when I moved, and figured I'd be paying about $10 a show, so I never bothered to get it hooked up.
Words that rhyme with mathKath, Plath, strath
Definition of math in:
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