## A Conversation for Mathematics

### Maths vs Math

26199 Started conversation Aug 31, 1999

According to the FAQ of an newsgroup on the english language (which I can't quite remember the name of at the moment) states that if an abbreviation does not end with the same letter of the word it's an abbreviaton of, it should have a dot after it.

So, 's either maths with no dot or math. with a dot.

Um.... (is getting a terrible feeling the editors were being sarcastic). *Shrug*, ah well, you get what you ask for, eh?

### Maths vs Math

Loz Posted Sep 1, 1999

Simple. Math sounds wrong, and mathematics is a plural so so should the abbreviation be.

### Maths vs Math

Math - Playing Devil's Advocate Posted Jan 9, 2003

And anyway Math is me

Math (check my space for a bit more on the name, but it really mine not the subjects )

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