Meaning | (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods. |
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Example | "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the *mathematical processes* involved in the derivation" |
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Synonyms | mathematical operation, operation |
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Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |
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Narrower | arithmetic operation | A mathematical operation involving numbers |
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combination | The act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order |

construction | Drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem |

differentiation | The mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function |

exponentiation, involution | The process of raising a quantity to some assigned power |

integration | An operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined |

matrix operation | A mathematical operation involving matrices |

maximization | The mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function |

permutation | The act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements |

relaxation, relaxation method | A method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount |

Broader | calculation, computation, computing | The procedure of calculating |
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Spanish | operación matemática, operación, proceso matemático |
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Catalan | operació matemàtica, operació, procés matemàtic |
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