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ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ənmath·e·ma·ti·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mathematiciannoun

    a person skilled in mathematics


  1. mathematiciannoun

    An expert on mathematics.

    Etymology: Of mathematicien, from mathematique, of mathematicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mathematiciannoun

    one versed in mathematics

    Etymology: [Cf. F. mathmaticien.]


  1. Mathematician

    A mathematician is a person with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who uses this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. Mathematicians involved with solving problems outside of pure mathematics are called applied mathematicians. Applied mathematicians are mathematical scientists who, with their specialized knowledge and professional methodology, approach many of the imposing problems presented in related scientific fields. With professional focus on a wide variety of problems, theoretical systems, and localized constructs, applied mathematicians work regularly in the study and formulation of mathematical models. Mathematicians and applied mathematicians are considered to be two of the STEM careers. The discipline of applied mathematics concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry; thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge. The term "applied mathematics" also describes the professional specialty in which mathematicians work on problems, often concrete but sometimes abstract. As professionals focused on problem solving, applied mathematicians look into the formulation, study, and use of mathematical models in science, engineering, business, and other areas of mathematical practice.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mathematician in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mathematician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mathematician in a Sentence

  1. Jen:

    To be a prized scientist you have to be good at science, to be a mathematician, you have to be good at math, to be a Pulitzer prize winner, you'd have to my excellent at writing, but to be a famous person in history, learning history will get you nowhere." -Anonymous

  2. George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life - Amos Barton:

    Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other.

  3. Henri Poincare:

    Thus, be it understood, to demonstrate a theorem, it is neither necessary nor even advantageous to know what it means....[A] machine might be imagined where the assumptions were put in at one end, while the theorems came out at the other, like the legendary Chicago machine where the pigs go in alive and come out transformed into hams and sausages. No more than these machines need the mathematician know what he does.

  4. Plato:

    I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.

  5. Charles King:

    An interesting point about the technologies used by the Allied forces during D-Day is how closely their development mirrors approaches used today, there were formal projects led by trained scientists and researchers, such as the tide prediction mechanism created by British mathematician Arthur Thomas Doodson, which was used toidentify the precise days/times that the H-Hour landings for D-Day should take place.

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