Pure Mathematics

Pure mathematics, also known as abstract mathematics, is the study of mathematical concepts without regard to real-world application.

This is in contrast to uses of mathematics specifically for problem solving, as is the case for example in applied mathematics and concrete mathematics.

See also

Applied Mathematics, Concrete Mathematics, Mathematics

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Pure Mathematics." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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