## Operation

Of mathematics and calculation.   May also be referred to as mathematical operation and mathematical process.

(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic".

This concept's ID is @1~4513

### Contains

• arithmetic operation A mathematical operation involving numbers.

• matrix operation A mathematical operation involving matrices.

• construction Drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving...

• permutation The act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements.

• combination The act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order.

• differentiation The mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function.

• maximization The mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function.

• integration An operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined.

• involution The process of raising a quantity to some assigned power.

• relaxation A method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the...