matemáticas
Usage note
This word may also be used in the singular in contexts like that shown in 1).
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (subject)
a. mathematics
Este curso les servirá de introducción a las matemáticas aplicadas.This course will give you an introduction into applied mathematics.
b. math
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En la clase de matemáticas estamos aprendiendo a hacer ecuaciones.We're learning how to do equations in math.
c. maths
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Tienes matemáticas este semestre? - Sí, estamos dando trigonometría.Do you have maths this semestre? - Yes, we're doing trigonometry.
2. (science)
a. mathematics
Las matemáticas han avanzado mucho desde la época de Newton y Leibniz.Mathematics have progressed a lot since Newton and Leibniz's times.
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matemáticas
matemática
UNKNOWN
mathematics
singular
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matemáticas aplicadas applied mathematics
matemáticas puras pure mathematics
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