## Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

## least

[*see also*: minimal]

This is the least useful of the four theorems.

The least such constant is called the norm of $G$.

The * rank of appearance* (or simply the * rank*) of an integer in the sequence $U(P)$ is the least positive integer $n$ such that ......

We select a system for which the power of $b$ dividing $n$ is least.

That is the least one can expect.

It does not matter in the least whether ......

Each $f$ lies in $zA$ for at least one $A$.

The degree of $F$ exceeds that of $G$ by at least 4.

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