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**pi_cubed****Member**- From: A rhombicosidodecahedron
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The main website uses the British spelling "maths" while the forums use the American spelling "math." Is this intentional?

*Last edited by pi_cubed (2021-09-16 06:34:10)*

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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See here.

On the home page, it has been stated:

"*Mathematics* is commonly called *Math* in the US and *Maths* in the UK."

Both Maths Is Fun and Math Is Fun connect to the website.

One possible reason is the country of origin of the website.

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Both lead to the same place. I think this is simply so that both UK and US new members can find the site even if they get the 'wrong' spelling.

Of course, if you study maths in the UK, you do lots more as it's a plural.

Bob

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