applied mathematics

Definitions of applied mathematics
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n the branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world

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applied math
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linear programming
a mathematical technique used in economics; finds the maximum or minimum of linear functions in many variables subject to constraints
statistics
a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
probability theory, theory of probability
the branch of applied mathematics that deals with probabilities
correlation, correlational statistics
a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
nonparametric statistics
the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
biometrics, biometry, biostatistics
a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
Type of:
math, mathematics, maths
a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement