/ 9mAWE5mAtIks; 9mAWE`mAtIks/ *n *[sing or pl *v*] (also *Brit infml *英式口语作 **maths** / mWs; mAWs/ [sing or pl *v*]; *US ***math **/ mW; mAW/ [sing *v*]) science of numbers, quantity and space, of which eg arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry and geometry are branches 数学: *His mathematics are weak*, ie He is not very good at doing calculations, etc. 他数学不好. * *Maths is her strongest subject. *数学是她最强的科目. * *I don't understand the mathematics *(eg the complicated calculations)* here. *我不明白这里复杂的数学运算.

> **mathematical** / 9mAWE5mAtIkl; 9mAWE`mAtIkl/ *adj *of mathematics 数学的: *a mathematical calculation, formula, etc* 数学运算﹑ 公式等. **mathematically**/-klI; -klI/ *adv*: *She's not mathematically inclined*, ie not interested in mathematics. 她对数学不感兴趣.

**mathematician** / 9mAWEmE5tIFn; 9mAWEmE`tIFEn/ *n *expert in mathematics 数学家.