Maxima is the more common plural, especially for the technical senses.
Ignore the reference books that say maxima is the standard plural of maximum and that maximums is a primarily American form. These books are behind the times. Maximums is the standard plural in 21st-century English, and it is far more common than maxima in most types of writing throughout the English-speaking world.
plural minimums or technical minima /ˈmɪnəmə/ Britannica Dictionary definition of MINIMUM. [count] : the lowest number or amount that is possible or allowed — usually singular.
Series can be singular or plural without the word itself changing. Series is a count noun, describing a group of things or events usually occurring in succession, such as a television series.
ra·di·us | \ ˈrā-dē-əs \ plural radii\ ˈrā-dē-ˌī \ also radiuses.
We denote maxima or minima as either global or local. Simply writing maxima or minima is confusing and are taken to be the global ones by convention. A maximum or minimum is said to be local if it is the largest or smallest value of the function, respectively, within a given range.
In mathematical analysis, the maxima and minima (the respective plurals of maximum and minimum) of a function, known collectively as extrema (the plural of extremum), are the largest and smallest value of the function, either within a given range (the local or relative extrema), or on the entire domain (the global or …
In Latin, data is the plural of datum and, historically and in specialized scientific fields, it is also treated as a plural in English, taking a plural verb, as in the data were collected and classified.
Curriculum (plural curricula)
noun. me·di·um | \ ˈmē-dē-əm \ plural mediums or media\ ˈmē-dē-ə \
potato. noun. po·ta·to | \ pə-ˈtā-tō \ plural potatoes.
sheep. / (ʃiːp) / noun plural sheep.
When you are talking about more than one kind or species of fish, both ‘fish’ and ‘fishes‘ are ok to use. There are many different fishes in our pond. [=There are many kinds of fish in our pond.] These three tropical fish have unique coloring.
Generally, when a noun enters into English, it is pluralized as an English word rather than in its original form. Octopuses may sound peculiar to some, but this is the preferred plural. It’s also peculiar to debate octopuses when the octopus is a solitary creature.
noun. oa·sis | \ ō-ˈā-səs \ plural oases\ ō-ˈā-ˌsēz \
The only correct plural of moose is moose. Sometimes, people add an S to moose, but that is incorrect. Moose derives from Algonquian, a Native American language. It kept the same plural ending it had in its original language instead of adopting the normal S ending of most English plurals.