Posted by **David** on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3:15pm.

What is the definition of Mathematics?

a.adding and subtracting numbers

b.the science of patterns and relationships

c.the science of numbers

d.a really hard subject

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3:19pm
Hmm --

Mathematics involves multiplication and division, too. So a) isn't right.

Check this dictionary definition to find the right answer.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mathematics

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**David**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3:27pm
c.the science of numbers .???????

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3:39pm
Is that what the definition says?

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**David**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 3:42pm
ops!

b.the science of patterns and relationships

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 4:21pm
Right. Frankly, my guess was the science of numbers, but the dictionary set me straight. <g>

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