# Mathematics vs Logics - What's the difference?

mathematics | logics |

## As a noun

is an abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts.

## As an adjective

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An abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts.
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A person's ability to count, calculate, and use different systems of mathematics at differing levels.

## As a noun **mathematics**

is an abstract representational system used in the study of numbers, shapes, structure, change and the relationships between these concepts. ## As an adjective **logics** is

. # mathematics

## English

(*wikipedia mathematics*)

### Alternative forms

* mathematicks (*obsolete*)

### Noun

(*-*)

**2001**, David Salsburg,

*The Lady Tasting Tea: How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century*, page 8

*In many cases, the***mathematics**involved are deep and complicated.

**2002**, Ian Stewart,

*Does God Play Dice?: The New Mathematics of Chaos*, page 38

*The answer is 'yes', and the***mathematics**needed is the theory of probability and its applied cousin, statistics.

*My***mathematics**is not very good.

*Their***mathematics**are not very good.

*Their***mathematics**is not very good.

#### Usage notes

* Before the beginning of the 20th century, it was proper to say "My mathematics*are*not very good".

#### Synonyms

* (*ability to use mathematics*) numeracy * abbreviation: maths * See also

#### Derived terms

* applied mathematics * astromathematics * biomathematics * discrete mathematics * ethnomathematics * metamathematics * pseudomathematics * pure mathematics * recreational mathematics### External links

*PlanetMath.Org Encyclopedia*

Mathematics using gifts*

Mathematics Glossary*

Mathworld Encyclopedia