What does mathematician mean?

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ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ənmath·e·mati·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mathematician(noun)

    a person skilled in mathematics


  1. mathematician(Noun)

    An expert on mathematics.

  2. Origin: Of mathematicien, from mathematique, of mathematicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mathematician(noun)

    one versed in mathematics

  2. Origin: [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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How to say mathematician in sign language?

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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. Alfréd Rényi:

    A mathematician is a device for turning coffee into theorems.

  2. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.

  3. Plato:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Matthias Mueller:

    You don't have to be a mathematician to realize that compensation at arbitrarily high levels would overwhelm Volkswagen.

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