Ronald Maurice Bean (born 21 October 1972), better known by his stage name Mathematics or Allah Mathematics, is an American record producer and DJ from Queens, New York. He is best known for his affiliation with the Wu-Tang Clan, beginning his association with the group as a DJ for GZA in 1990. He is a member of the Wu-Elements production team.
Mathematics was taught how to produce by RZA. His first production, "Fast Life" featuring Ghostface Killah and American football player Andre Rison, was featured on the NFL Jams compilation album in 1996. Over the next few years, Mathematics produced songs on various Wu-Tang projects, including Beneath the Surface by GZA, Tical 2000: Judgement Day by Method Man, Uncontrolled Substance by Inspectah Deck, and Blackout! by Method Man & Redman. In 2003, Mathematics released his debut studio album, Love Hell or Right (Da Come Up), which he produced in its entirety and included features from numerous Wu-Tang affiliates, including all Wu-Tang Clan members except for GZA and the then-imprisoned Ol' Dirty Bastard.
Mathematics signed to Nature Sounds, and released his second album, The Problem, in 2005. A sequel to the album, The Answer, was released in 2013. Mathematics continues to produce songs for Wu-Tang Clan members and affiliates.