MATHEMATICS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MATHEMATICS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  science dealing with the logic of quantity and shape
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  I thoroughly agree, it can--by mathematics.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VIII
2  He was himself always occupied: writing his memoirs, solving problems in higher mathematics, turning snuffboxes on a lathe, working in the garden, or superintending the building that was always going on at his estate.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXV
3  "The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVI
4  A modern branch of mathematics having achieved the art of dealing with the infinitely small can now yield solutions in other more complex problems of motion which used to appear insoluble.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
5  Arriving at infinitesimals, mathematics, the most exact of sciences, abandons the process of analysis and enters on the new process of the integration of unknown, infinitely small, quantities.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XI
6  Abandoning the conception of cause, mathematics seeks law, that is, the property common to all unknown, infinitely small, elements.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XI
7  It was like a mathematical formula and no more difficult, for mathematics was the one subject that had come easy to Scarlett in her schooldays.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  It was bad enough that she had intruded herself among strange rough workmen, but it was still worse for a woman to show publicly that she could do mathematics like that.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
9  The hallway was dismayingly scrubbed; the kitchen was an exercise in mathematics, with problems worked out in equidistant chairs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  It belongs to the pure nautical mathematics.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 77. The Great Heidelburgh Tun.
11  It was porkmaking by machinery, porkmaking by applied mathematics.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
12  But what surprised him most and gave him the greatest pleasure was the palace of sciences, where he saw a gallery two thousand feet long, and filled with instruments employed in mathematics and physics.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
13  Her father was an old unmarried professor of mathematics, a brutal man and a braggart, who went out to give lessons in spite of his age.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
14  At Reichenau, he gave lessons in mathematics, while his sister Adelaide did wool work and sewed.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
15  Gentlemen, my father always detested me because I could not understand mathematics.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  Histories make men wise ; poems witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep ; moral grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
2  He can't grasp the basic concepts of mathematics.
3  The degree provides a thorough grounding in both mathematics and statistics.
4  Faraday used no mathematics at all to prove his rule.
5  Students are asked to take another course in English, or science, or mathematics.
6  No one can become a scientist without a knowledge of the first principles of mathematics.
7  I shall take literature and mathematics this spring.
8  That student has an aptitude for mathematics.
9  Schools were created to teach reading and mathematics, not moral character.
10  Einstein's theory marked a new epoch in mathematics.
11  All the girls in our school adore the handsome mathematics teacher who happens to be a bachelor.
12  I think our countries are very similar in the negative attitudes that people have towards mathematics.
13  Every time you revisit or reload one of these mathematics computation worksheets, it's all new!
14  You can access a chronology of important dates in the development of mathematics.
15  The standards finesse the argument about use of calculators in school mathematics by concentrating on what is to be learned, without worrying about how it is learned.