A concise list of math glossary words for your convenience. Words in the glossary are updated everyday. If you do not find an explanation for your word in this math glossary, let me know in the contact form.

I consulted maths dictionaries Collins Gem BASIC FACTS mathematics, thefreedictionary.com, and wikipedia.com to guide me in providing you with the following user-friendly definitions. I simplified and clarified this math glossary into my own words to make your learning more enjoyable.

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E
F
G
H
I
K
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N
O
P
Q
R
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T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z

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**A**

**B**

Bar chart | Binomial | ||

Base | Bisect | ||

Bearing | Brackets | ||

Billion | |||

Bimodal | |||

Binary |

**C**

**D**

Data | Derivative | Digit | Displacement | Dodecagon |

Decagon | Determinant | Digital | Distribution | Dodecahedron |

Decimal | Diagonal | Directed numbers | Distributive law | Domain |

Degree | Diameter | Directrix | Dividend | Dual |

Denominator | Difference | Discrete | Division | duodecimal |

Depression | Differentiation | Discriminant | Divisor |

E

Eccentricity | Enlargement | Equilateral | Even |

Edge | Envelope | Equilibrium | Expansion |

Element | Epicycloid | Equivalence | Exponent |

Elevation | Equal | Equivalent | Exponential |

Ellipse | Equation | Euclidean | Extrapolate |

Empty set | Equator | Euler's formula |

F

Face | Fibbonaci | Function | |

Factor | Feet | ||

Factor theorem | Formula | ||

Factorial | Fraction | ||

Fahrenheit | Frequency | ||

Farey | Frustum |

G

Geometric mean | Great circle |

Geometric progression | Group |

Geometry | |

Gradient | |

Gram | |

Graph |

H

Helix | Histogram | Hypocycloid |

Hemisphere | Homogenous | Hypotenuse |

Heptagon | Hooke's law | Hypothesis |

Hero's formula | Horizontal | |

Hexagon | Hour | |

Highest common factor | Hyperbola |

I

Icosahedron | Index | Interest | Irrational |

Identity | Inequality | Interpolation | Isometric |

Image | Infinite | Interquartile range | Isometry |

Imaginary | Inflection | Intersection | Isomorphic |

Improper | Integer | Interval | Isomorphism |

Inch | Integral | Invariant | Isosceles |

Incircle | Integration | Inverse | Iterate |

Independent | Intercept | Involute | Iterative |

k

Kilogram |

Kilometer |

Kite |

Knot |

Königsberg bridge problem |

L

Latin square | Locus |

Latitude | Logarithm |

Limit | Longitude |

Line segment | Lower bound |

Linear | Lowest |

Litre |

M

Magic square | Maximum | Mensuration | Million | Modulo arithmetic |

Magnitude | Mean | Meridian | Minimum | Modulus |

Major | Mean Deviation | Metre/meter | Minor | Multiple |

Mantissa | Median | Metric | Minute | Multiplication |

Mapping | Mediator | Mile | Mixed number | |

Matrix | Member | millimetre | Mode |

N

Natural | Node |

Nautical Mile | Nonagon |

Negative | Normal |

Net | Notation |

Newton | Numeral |

Newton's Method | Numerator |

O

Obtuse | Order |

Octagon | Ordered pair |

Octahedron | Ordinate |

Odd | Origin |

Ogive | Orthocentre |

Operation |

P

Parabola | Period | Probability | Proper | Pound | Protractor |

Parallel | Pentagon | Permutation | Point | Power | Projectile |

Parallelepiped | Percentage | Perpendicular | Polar coordinates | Progression | Projection |

Parallelogram | Percentile | Pictogram | Polygon | Proportion | Pyramid |

Parameter | Perfect | Pie Chart | Polyhedron | Prime | Pythagoras |

Pascal | Perimeter | Plan | Polynomial | Prism | Proof |

Penny | Plane | Population | Positive | Product |

Q

Quadrant | Quintic |

Quadratic | Quotient |

Quadrilateral | |

Quarter | |

Quartic | |

Quartile |

R

Radian | Rational | Rectangle number | Reflex | Repeated root | Right angle | Row |

Radius | Rationalize | Rectangular | Reflexive | Residue | Rolle's Theorem | Ruler |

Random | Ray | Rectilinear | Region | Resolve | Roman numerals | |

Range | Real numbers | Recurring | Regular | Resultsnt | Root | |

Rank | Reciprocal | Re-entrant | Relation | Resolve | Rotation | |

Ratio | Rectangle | Reflection | Remainder | Rhombus | Rounding off |

S

Sample | Scatter diagram | Sector | Sexagesimal | Significant |

Satisfy | Secant | Semi | Shear | Similar |

Scalar | Segment | Sense | Side | Simple closed curve |

Scale | Self inverse | Sequence | Sieve | Simple harmonic motion |

Scale factor | Second | Series | Sigma | Simplify |

Scalene | Section | Set | Sign | Simpson's Rule |

Simultaneous equations | Slide rule | Spiral | Statistics | Subtraction |

Sine | Small circle | Spread | Structure | Sufficient |

Singular | Solid of revolution> | Square | Subgroup | Supplementary |

Skew lines | Solution | Standard deviation | Subset | Surd |

Skew distribution | Speed | Standard index form | Substitution | Symbol |

Slant | Sphere | Stationary point | Subtend | Symmetry |

T

Tangent | Tonne | Transitive | Tree diagram | Turning point |

Terminating | Topology | Translation | Trial | |

Ternary | Torus | Transpose | Triangle | |

Tessellation | Trajectory | Transversal | Trigonometry | |

Tetrahedron | Transcendental | Trapezium | Trinomial | |

Theorem | Transformation | Traversability | Truncated |

U

Unbounded | Universal set |

Unconditional | Upper bound |

Unicursal | |

Union | |

Units | |

Unity |

V

Value | Vertex |

Variable | Vertical |

Variance | Volume |

Vector | Vulgar fraction |

Velocity | |

Venn diagram |

W

X

Y

Yard | |

Z

Zero | |

Zone | |

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