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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mathematics taught in elementary and secondary schools that constructs mathematical relationships from set theory. Also called new mathematics.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The methodology used to arrive at an unreasonably incorrect answer for a mathematical calculation.

Etymologies

From the dramatic change in teaching practices for mathematics in the 1960s in America. (Wiktionary)

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