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usually treated as singular Advanced mathematics, such as number theory and topology, as taught at university level.
- ‘During the period 1892-1908 the University of Chicago was unsurpassed in America as an institution for the study of higher mathematics.’
- ‘Napier did not acquire his knowledge of higher mathematics at St Andrews nor did he acquire his deep knowledge of classical literature there.’
- ‘In higher mathematics, some of the deepest surprises come about from unexpected connections between apparently quite different parts of the subject.’
- ‘In November 1877, Cremona was appointed to the chair of higher mathematics at the University of Rome.’
- ‘Without zero of course algebra, let alone modern higher mathematics was impossible.’
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