add |
to perform the mathematical operation of addition. [1/6 definitions] |

addition |
the mathematical procedure of finding the total of two or more numbers. [1/3 definitions] |

approximation |
a mathematical or scientific result that is within acceptable limits of accuracy. [1/3 definitions] |

biometrics |
(used with a sing. verb) the mathematical and statistical analysis of biological data. |

calculated |
arrived at through mathematical analysis and computation. [1/2 definitions] |

cliometrics |
(used with a sing. verb) the application of advanced mathematical concepts and techniques to the study of history, as for analyzing cycles. |

closed sentence |
in mathematics education, a simple mathematical equation or inequality in which all quantities are shown, such as 2 + 3 = 5. |

compute |
to calculate by mathematical operations. [1/5 definitions] |

diverge |
to have infinity as a limit, as a mathematical series or sequence. [1/4 definitions] |

dividend |
in mathematical division, the number to be divided by the divisor. [1/4 definitions] |

division |
the mathematical process of determining how many times one number contains another. [1/7 definitions] |

division sign |
a mathematical sign consisting of a small horizontal line with a dot above and below it, indicating that the numeral preceding it is to be divided by the numeral following it. |

divisor |
in mathematical division, the number by which another number is to be divided. |

econometrics |
(used with a sing. verb) the application of mathematical and statistical methods to research in economics. |

engineering |
the profession, art, or study of applying scientific and mathematical knowledge to practical ends, such as the design and building of structures, engines, electrical equipment, and the like. [1/2 definitions] |

entropy |
in thermodynamics, a mathematical expression of the state of randomness or energy loss in any system. [1/3 definitions] |

equal sign |
a mathematical symbol (=) indicating that the value on one side of the sign is equal to the value on the other side of the sign. |

example |
a mathematical problem used for illustration. [1/4 definitions] |

field theory |
in physics, a mathematical description of the effects of physical fields on the distribution and behavior of matter. |

FORTRAN |
a computer language using mathematical notation and used in scientific problems (acronym for "formula translation"). |

game theory |
mathematical analysis of strategies for maximizing gains and minimizing losses, applied to games of strategic competition and to corporate, military, and other decision-making problems. |