Math Glossary |
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z Calculus - The branch of mathematics involving derivatives and integrals. The study of motion in which changing values are studied. Capacity - The amount a container will hold. Centimeter - A measure of length. 2.5cm is approximately an inch. A metric unit of measurement. Circumference - The complete distance around a circle or a square. Chord - The segment which joins two points on a circle. Coefficient - A factor of the term. x is the coefficient in the term x(a + b) or 3 is the coefficient in the term 3y. Common Factors - A factor of two or more numbers. A number that will divide exactly into different numbers. Complementary Angles
- The two angles involved when the sum is 90°. Composite Number - A composite number has at least one other factor aside from its own. A composite number cannot be a prime number. Cone - A three dimensional shape with only one vertex, having a circular base. Conic Section - The section formed by the intersection of a plane and a cone. Constant - A value that doesn't change. Coordinate - The ordered pair that states the location on a coordinate plane. Used to describe location and or position. Congruent - Objects and figures that have the same size and shape. The shapes can be turned into one another with a flip, rotation or turn. Cosine - The ratio of the length (in a right triangle) of the side adjacent to an acute angle to the length of the hypotenuse Cylinder - A Three dimensional shape with a parallel circle and each end and joined by a curved surface. |