the probability of an event consisting of n out of m possible equally likely occurrences, defined to be n/m See also principle of indifference
the study of such probabilities
[math-uh-muh-tish-uh n] /ˌmæθ ə məˈtɪʃ ən/ noun 1. an expert or specialist in . /ˌmæθəməˈtɪʃən; ˌmæθmə-/ noun 1. an expert or specialist in mathematics n. early 15c., from Middle French mathematicien, from mathematique, from Latin mathematicus (see mathematic).
[math-uh-mat-iks] /ˌmæθ əˈmæt ɪks/ noun 1. (used with a singular verb) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a singular or plural verb) procedures, operations, or properties. /ˌmæθəˈmætɪks; ˌmæθˈmæt-/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) a group of related sciences, including algebra, geometry, and […]
[math -er, math-] /ˈmæð ər, ˈmæθ-/ noun 1. Cotton, 1663–1728, American clergyman and author. 2. his father, Increase [in-krees] /ˈɪn kris/ (Show IPA), 1639–1723, American clergyman and author.
[math-uh-muh-tahyz] /ˈmæθ ə məˌtaɪz/ verb (used with object), mathematized, mathematizing. 1. to reduce to a mathematical formula or problem; regard in purely mathematical terms.