Pronunciation: /dɪˈskʌ.vər/ Explain

To discover is to notice or learn something previously unknown. The process of discovery is key to mathematics. Mathematicians are continually exploring the world of mathematics, making discoveries. The discipline of math is a process of discovery.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, discover. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 62. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Discover. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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