
Definition of Pure mathematics
1. Noun. The branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness.
Specialized synonyms: Arithmetic, Geometry, Numerical Analysis, Trig, Trigonometry, Algebra, Calculus, Infinitesimal Calculus, Set Theory, Group Theory, Analysis Situs, Topology, Metamathematics
Definition of Pure mathematics
1. Noun. Mathematics which is done for its own sake rather than being motivated by other sciences. ¹
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Literary usage of Pure mathematics
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1. A Commentary on Kant's Critick of the Pure Reason: Translated from The by Kuno Fischer, John Pentland Mahaffy (1866)
"I SPACE AND TIME AS CONDITIONS or PUBE MATHEMATICS. We have now to consider
mathematics. How is pure mathematics possible ? This question embraces all ..."
2. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 18001900: Subject Index by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"... pure mathematics SCHEDULE OF CLASSIFICATION ADAPTED FROM SCHEDULE A OF THE
INTERNATIONAL CATALOGUE OF SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE. PAGE 0000 Philosophy V 0010 ..."
3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Applied mathematics, the mathematical study of a series of problems the connection
of which is objective : opposed to pure mathematics, which studies ..."
4. Development of Mathematics in the 19th Century by Felix Klein, Robert Hermann (1979)
"pure mathematics I would consider Gauss's works in applied mathematics to be the
crowning of his life's labors. But the true kernel and foundation of his ..."
5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"AVe all of us know, in a general way, that many important improvements in pure
mathematics are the direct result of efforts connected with practical ..."