#### Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

##### by Jerzy Trzeciak

## matter

**1**

[*see also*: issue, subject, topic, problem, point] This proves one half of (2); the other half is a matter of direct
computation.

The first of the above equalities is a matter of definition,
and the second follows from (3).

It is a simple matter <a routine matter/a matter of routine>
to show that......

It is an easy matter to use Theorem 10 to construct all manner of interesting Peano continua [= continua of different kinds]

We conclude that, no matter what the class of b is, we have an
upper bound on M.

Nevertheless, no matter how small a neighbourhood of x we take, the image will be......

**2**

[*see also*: important, relevant] It does not matter in the least whether......

Whether or not this is correct does not matter; we are trying to motivate the proof that follows.

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