1. of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics

- a mathematical textbook

- slide rules and other mathematical instruments

- a mathematical solution to a problem

2. relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers

- a mathematical whiz

Similar word(s): numerical

3. beyond question

- a mathematical certainty

Similar word(s): unquestionable

4. statistically possible though highly improbable

- have a mathematical chance of making the playoffs

Similar word(s): possible

5. characterized by the exactness or precision of mathematics

- mathematical precision

Similar word(s): exact

Sentences with mathematical as an adjective:

- The team has a mathematical chance of being promoted, but they need to win the next seven matches.