## Mathematics vs Statistics - What's the difference?
mathematics | statistics |
## As nouns the difference between is that |

## 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 mathematicsare 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 |
## statistics## English(wikipedia statistics)
## Alternative forms* statisticks (obsolete)
## Noun(statistics)
citation, passage=We live our lives in three dimensions for our threescore and ten allotted years. Yet every branch of contemporary science, from statistics to cosmology, alludes to processes that operate on scales outside of human experience: the millisecond and the nanometer, the eon and the light-year.}}
*Statistics**is the only mathematical field required for many social sciences.*
*The***statistics**from the Census for apportionment are available.
## Synonyms* stats (informal)
## Derived terms(terms derived from statistics)
* applied statistics
* astrostatistics
* biostatistics
* defense-independent pitching statistics
* descriptive statistics
* geostatistics
* inferential statistics
* lexicostatistics
* mathematical statistics
* parastatistics
* phonostatistics
* photostatistics
* statistician
* stats
* stylostatistics
* superstatistics
* thermostatistics
* vital statistics
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