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pure mathematics

[′pyu̇r ‚math·ə′mad·iks]
(mathematics)
The intrinsic study of mathematical structures, with no consideration given as to the utility of the results for practical purposes.
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Zhang and Norman (1994) have shown that visual representations can lead to deeper understanding, because they can relieve some of the limited working memory resources that can be used to establish relationships between abstract mathematic concepts and its underlying functions.
But is not just this self-evidence of the applicability of abstract mathematics brought into question by Zeno's argument?
It is crucial that educators create meaningful mathematical environments by providing real-life contexts and setting the foundation for more abstract mathematics.
Octavie has an unusual talent for abstract mathematics and makes her way to Paris.
A lot of economic argumentation is like abstract mathematics, when the facts of economic life are comparatively simply.
Firester is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a degree in Abstract Mathematics.
It covers the fundamentals of abstract mathematics, with special attention to its logical structure and how the theorems are proved.
Using science experiments in different courses of mathematics helps ground students' understanding of abstract mathematics concepts in real-world applications.
Yet too often the meaningful basis of categories we are using (such as "apples", "oranges", "one-way" and "return") are neglected in our attempts to discuss and demonstrate abstract mathematics.
He received his MBA in Finance from Harvard Business School and his BS in Abstract Mathematics from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.