Math glossary


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A

Abacus Affine Analysis Apse Associative
Abscissa Algebra Angle Arc Asymptote
Absolute Algorithm Annulus Area Average
Acceleration Alternate Antilogarithm Argand diagram Axiom
Acute Altitude Apex Argument Axis
Addition Amplitude Approximation Arithmetic



B

Bar chart Binomial
Base Bisect
Bearing Brackets
Billion
Bimodal
Binary

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C

Centimetre
Calculate Catenary Circumference Column Complement
Calculus Centigrade Class interval Combination Complementary angles
Cancellation Clockwise Common denominator Complete the square
Cardinal Number Characteristic Closed Common difference Complex Numbers
Cardioid Chord Coefficient Common logarithm Component
Cartesian coordinates Circle Collinear Commutative Composite Function



Compound-interest Convex Cosecant Cube Cycloid
Computer Constant Coordinates Cosine Cubic
Concave Construction Coplanar Cotangent Cuboid
Cone Continuity Correlation Count Cumulative frequency
Congruent Converse Correspondence Cross-multiply Cusp
Conic Conversion Corresponding-angles-and-sides Cross section Cyclic
Conjugate Cylinder
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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

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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


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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

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k

Kilogram
Kilometer
Kite
Knot
Königsberg bridge problem



L

Latin square Locus
Latitude Logarithm
Limit Longitude
Line segment Lower bound
Linear Lowest
Litre

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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

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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

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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

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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

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U

Unbounded Universal set
Unconditional Upper bound
Unicursal
Union
Units
Unity



V

Value Vertex
Variable Vertical
Variance Volume
Vector Vulgar fraction
Velocity
Venn diagram



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Y

Yard



Z

Zero
Zone




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