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As promised in my last post ,we will kick off the mathematics adventure today, and I promise you all that it will be very interesting.
We kick off with......
Basic math glossary
This basic math glossary will provide you with a definition for all basic math terms. This page works like a mathematics dictionary.
We will divide it into 5 sections.
Basic math glossary-A
Basic math glossary-A define words beginning with the letter A
Absolute value: Distance of a number from zero
Acute angle: An angle whose measure is less than 90 degrees
Acute triangle: A triangle that has three acute angles
Addend: Of the the numbers being added in an addition problem.
Addition: Finding a sum of two or more numbers
Angle: Two rays with the same endpoint or vertex
Area: The amount of space inside a shape or a two-dimensional figure, measured in square units
Average: The number obtained as a result of adding two or more quantities and dividing the sum by the numbers of quantities
Axis: One of the reference lines in a coordinate system
Basic math glossary-B
Basic math glossary-B define words beginning with the letter B
b: This letter is an abbreviation for b
Bar graph: A graph that make use of bars in order to give a visual representation that can be used compare data or amounts of sizes
Base: In a polygon, the base represents one side of a polygon used to find area
Base: In percentage the base represents the amount you are taking a part or percent of
Base: In multiplication with exponents, the base represents the number being multiplied or a factor
Bisect: In geometry, bisect is the process by which one uses a ruler and a compass to cut an angle in half
Basic math glossary-C
Basic math glossary-C define words beginning with the letter C
Capacity: The amount a container or a unit will hold when full
Centimeter: A measure of length equal to the width a a large paper clip
Circle: A plane figure whose points are located at a fixed distance from the center.
Circle graph: A pictorial way to compare amounts using circles or segments of a circle.
Circumference: The perimeter or distance around a circle.
Commission: The amount of the total money paid for a service.
Common denominator: Common multiple of one or two denominators located at a fixed distance from the center.
Common factors:For two numbers,the common factor is a number that can divide the two numbers evenly
Comparison: Comparing two numbers to see which is the larger.
Composite number: A number that has more than 2 factors.
Cone: A solid figure with a circular based plane, connected to a point called the vertex.
Conversion:The action of changing a unit to a different unit of measure.
Conversion factor: A number you multiply by to change to another unit of measure.
Cross product: The answer obtained by multiplying the numerator of one fraction by the denominator of another fraction.
Cube: A prism with square sides and faces
Currency: Ordinary or usual.
Cylinder: A solid figure with two congruent circular bases that are parallel.
Basic math glossary-D
Basic math glossary-D define words beginning with the letter D
Data: Information that we collect
Decimal places: The positions to the right of the decimal point
Decimal number: All numbers in the base 10 number system that have one or more numbers in the decimal places.
Decimal point: In a decimal number, it is a period that is used to separate the whole number from the numbers in the decimal places
Degree: A measure of angles. It is equal to 1/360 of a circle The amount a container or a unit will hold when full
Denominator: In a fraction, It is the number below the fraction bar
Diameter: The distance across a circle through the center
Difference: The answer to a subtraction problem.
Digit: Any of the symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9.
Dimensions: Length, width,or height of the size of an geometric figure
Discount: A reduction made from the regular price
Discount rate: The percent that the price is reduced
Dividend: The number being divided
Divisibility: Able to be divided evenly
Divisible: Able to be divided without a remainder
Division: The process of dividing two numbers to find how many times one number is contained into another number
Divisor: The number by which you are dividing
So we will stop here on Lesson #1.
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