#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## 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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