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. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/PureMathematics.html

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