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MATH-MATIC is an early programming language used to code mathematical problems, primarily in the aerospace and defense industries during the late 1950s to 1960s. Designed to be similar to human notation for algebraic expressions, MATH-MATIC mainly focused on numerical computation and supported arrays. It evolved into a more recognized language named FLOW-MATIC with extended capabilities before later influencing COBOL by its creator Grace Hopper’s work at UNIVAC.