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  1. Math Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide to Math Terms, Strategies, and Tables by Theresa R. Fitzgerald, 2005-10
  2. Spanish Math Terms by Stephen S. Winter, Joseph Caruso, 1992-02
  3. Maths term s spec fractale 2002 by Bontemps, 2002-05-13
  4. Indice maths term s specialite 2002 by Mison, 2002-04-23
  5. Formula One Maths Medium Term Assessment Resource Year 9 (Formula One Maths) by Catherine Berry, Margaret Bland, 2004-04-30
  6. Formula One Maths Medium Term Assessment Resource Year 7 (Formula One Maths) by Catherine Berry, Margaret Bland, 2002-10-30
  7. Math Terms (Einstein's Math Series)
  8. Math Terms Made Easy (Flippers)
  9. Closing the achievement gap in math: the long-term effects of eighth-grade algebra.(Report): An article from: Journal of Advanced Academics by Frances R. Spielhagen, 2006-09-22
  10. Essential Math, Science, and Computer Terms for College Freshmen by William F Shanahan, 1981
  11. Maths Terms A to Z by Mary Gledhill, Olive Mary Hamilton, 1970-04
  12. Formula One Maths: Medium Term Assessment Resource Web-Based Version Year 9 (Formula One Maths) by Brian Seager, Mark Patmore, 2002-11-01
  13. Formula One Maths: Medium Term Assessment Resource Web-Based Version Year 8 (Formula One Maths) by Brian Seager, Mark Patmore, 2003-07-31
  14. Maths Programme Year 2 : Summer Term (Folens Maths Programme)

1. Math Glossary Of Terms
Explains commonly used words specialized to this field. Includes examples and some graph illustrations.
Algorithm. An established step-by-step procedure used to achieve a desired result. For example, the 55 addition algorithm for the sum of two two-digit numbers where carrying is required: 82 Arbitrary unit (of measure). Associative property. 3 + 9 + 7 = (3 + 9) + 7 = 3 + (9 + 7) 12 + 7 = 3 + 16 19 = 19 3 x 9 x 7 = (3 x 9) x 7 = 3 x (9 x 7) 27 x 7 = 3 x 63 189 = 189 Attribute (measurable). An identifiable property of an object, set, or event that is subject to being measured. For example, some of the measurable attributes of a box are its length, weight, and capacity (how much it holds). Box plot. A graphic method that shows the distribution of a set of data by using the median, quartiles, and the extremes of the data set. The box shows the middle 50% of the data; the longer the box, the greater the spread of the data. spread of the data. Central tendencies.

2. A Maths Dictionary For Kids By Jenny Eather
A math dictionary defining common math terms and concepts. Includes practice with activities and animations. Requires Flash 5

3. Definitions
Definition and Explanations of math terms. absolute value acute adjacent angle area arithmetic sequence circumference complementary
Definition and Explanations of math terms
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4. Harcourt Math Glossary
Animated and illustrated definitions of math terms for elementary school students. Click a grade to start.

Harcourt Multimedia Math Glossary

Harcourt Multimedia Math Glossary

5. Math Humor
Groups of people. Statistic Statistics. Not doing math homework. Definitions of Higher math terms. On the Way to the Lecture. Baby Sheep.
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All odd numbers are prime?
The cat with nine tails What is 2 times 2? Lost in a balloon ... The Nature of Pi
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Several students were asked the following problem:
Prove that all odd integers are prime.
Well, the first student to try to do this was a math student. He says "Hmmm... Well, 1 is prime, 3 is prime, 5 is prime, and by induction, we have that all the odd integers are prime."
Of course, there are some jeers from some of his friends. The physics student then said, "I'm not sure of the validity of your proof, but I think I'll try to prove it by experiment." He continues, "Well, 1 is prime, 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is ... uh, 9 is an experimental error, 11 is prime, 13 is prime... Well, it seems that you're right."
The third student to try it was the engineering student, who responded, "Well, actually, I'm not sure of your answer either. Let's see... 1 is prime, 3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime, 9 is ..., 9 is ..., well if you approximate, 9 is prime, 11 is prime, 13 is prime... Well, it does seem right."
Not to be outdone, the computer science student comes along and says "Well, you two sort've got the right idea, but you'd end up taking too long doing it. I've just whipped up a program to REALLY go and prove it..." He goes over to his terminal and runs his program. Reading the output on the screen he says, "1 is prime, 1 is prime, 1 is prime, 1 is prime...."

6. Mr Heitmann's Mega Math Resources 2003-2004
Links to hundreds of math terms, Mathematicians, and math games. Help in Algebra, Geometry and more
"Knowledge is power." - Francis Bacon Mr Heitmann's Mega Math Resources 2 x 37 = 5 x 10 + 24 MATH.COM HELP PRE ALGEBRA!!!! Numbers
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Decimal numbers Estimating and rounding Adding/subtracting decimals ... Properties of integers Ratios and Proportions
Proportions Distance, rates, and time Similar figures Factoring
Factors and multiples
Greatest common factor (GCF) Least common multiple (LCM)
Fraction definitions
Reducing fractions Adding and subtracting fractions Multiplying fractions ... Dividing mixed numbers
ALGEBRA The Language of Algebra
Order of operations Writing equations Writing inequalities
The Basics of Algebra
Useful properties
Exponents Evaluating expressions Like terms ... Simplifying
Equations and Inequalities Solving addition and subtraction equations Solving multiplication equations Solving division equations Solving inequalities ... Two-step equations and inequalities Graphing Equations and Inequalities The coordinate plane Slope and y-intercept Graphing linear equations GEOMETRY Geometry Building Blocks Geometry words Coordinate geometry Pairs of lines Classifying angles ... Circles Polygons Polygon basics Triangles Quadrilaterals Area of polygons and circles Relations and Sizes Congruent figures Similar figures Squares and square roots The Pythagorean Theorem and right triangle facts Three-dimensional Figures Space figures Prisms Pyramids Cylinders, cones, and spheres

7. Math Forum: Ask Dr. Math FAQ: Math Terms
Ask Dr. Math FAQ. math terms. Dr. Math FAQ Classic old soul. For more on math terms from the Dr. Math archives, see. Elementary Terms
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Why is the letter m used for slope in equations?
This question has been researched by math historians but has not yet been answered definitively. Many people have been taught that m comes from the French monter, to climb, but this appears to be an 'urban legend.' Although m can stand for "modulus of slope" and the term "modulus" has often been used for "the essential parameter determining," there is no definitive proof that this is the derivation of m. M. Risi, the author of math textbooks written in French for students of Quebec province, says that in his system, "the first letters of the alphabet, a, b, c... represent the constants, the last letters, x, y, z, represent the unknown variables, and the middle letters, m, n, p... represent the parameters." When he started to explain slope, it was in studying the first degree equation: y = mx + b. X and y were the variables, b was fixed and considered as a constant, and was appended to the coefficient of x as its value variedso it was a parameter, and that is why m was selected. Prof. John Conway points out, however, that M. Risi was not the first person to use 'm' to represent slope. Thus the jury is still out on this question.

8. About "Discrete Math Terms"
Discrete math terms.
Discrete Math Terms
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Visit this site: Author: Jennifer D. Jones, University of Oregon Description: A glossary of discrete math terms, from "and" and "absorption law" through "characteristic equation," "negation," and "recurrence relation," to "universal bound law" and "vacuously true." Available for navigation without frames Levels: High School (9-12) College Languages: English Resource Types: Dictionaries, Glossaries, Thesauri Math Topics: Discrete Math
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9. Mathwords Home
An interactive math dictionary with enough math words, math terms, math formulas, pictures, diagrams, tables, and examples to satisfy your inner math geek.
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas
from Algebra I to Calculus An interactive math dictionary with enough math words, math terms,
math formulas, pictures, diagrams, tables, and examples to satisfy your inner math geek. by Bruce Simmons
this page updated 3-jan-04

10. Origins Of Some Arithmetic Terms
Origins of some math terms. Back to Math Words Alphabetical Index. The term became very popular in the areas of math focused on computing and computation.
Origins of some Math terms Back to Math Words Alphabetical Index Abscissa is the formal term for the x-coordinate of a point on a coordinate graph. The abscissa of the point (3,5) is three. The word is a conjunction of ab (remove) + scindere (tear). Literally then, to tear or cut apart, as a line perpendicular to the x-axis would do to the coordinate plane. The main root is closely related to the Latin root from which we get the word scissors. Leibniz apparently coined the mathematical use of the term around 1692.
Absolute Value The word absolute is from a variant of absolve and has a meaning related to free from restriction or condition. It seems that the mathematical phrase was first used by Karl Weierstrass in reference to complex numbers. In "The Words of Mathematics", Steven Schwartzman suggests that the use of the word for real values only became common in the middle of the 20th century.
For complex numbers the absolute value is also called magnitude or length of the complex number. Complex numbers are sometimes drawn as a vector using an Argand Diagram After posting a request for information to the Historia Matematica discussion group about the use of the tilde to indicate absolute difference in England I received the following update from Herbert Prinz:
Acute is from the Latin word acus for needle, with derivatives generalizing to anything pointed or sharp. The root persists in the words acid (sharp taste), acupuncture (to treat with needles) and acumen (mentally sharp). An acute angle then, is one which is sharp or pointed. In mathematics we define an acute angle as one which has a measure of less than 90

11. Xah: The Unix Pestilence: Math Terms
back to Unix Pestilence math terms Explained. Like other math jargons, i was infinitely fascinated by these esoteric terms. I wanted to know what they mean.
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Math Terms Explained + wonderful java applet + George Hart's comprehensive online Polyhedra Encyclopedia One can view higher dimensions figures by a process called projection pretty much like how shadow works. That's also how we can draw a 3-dimensional object "cube" on a 2-dimensional object "paper". Another method is by cross-section. Here's a page about projecting or slicing higher dimensional polytopes: According to the book Flatland, related essays Jargons of Info Tech Industry on Tail Recursion Xah Lee

12. Glossary Of Math Terms
Home Resources Glossary of Terms in Math Curriculum. , First Time Here. Glossary of math terms. Select a Letter Below, Search Function will be Available Soon.
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13. Educational Deluxe math terms Word SearchDeluxe Math Word Search Puzzle Go to file and Print. Circle the words at the bottom of the page in this puzzle. Solution.

14. Student References
Dictionaries. Glossary of math terms (K-8) from Harcourt School Publishers. English-Spanish Math Translation - math terms translated from English to Spanish.
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Dictionaries Glossary of Math Terms - (K-8) from Harcourt School Publishers. English-Spanish Math Translation - Math terms translated from English to Spanish. Measurement Dictionary - Dictionary of measurement terms by the Center for Mathematics and Science Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Origins of Math Words - The history of mathematical terms. (Pat Ballew) Encyclopedias Mathematical Atlas - (High School +) Definitions of the fields that make up mathematics. (Dave Rusin)

15. Education World ® Lesson Plan: Talking About Your Name In Math Terms
Talking About Your Name in math terms Subjects. Geometry. express their names in mathematical terms/language. look for math in other words and phrases. Keywords.
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Brief Description This lesson is designed to promote the use and understanding of the language associated with mathematics. Objectives
  • examine their names for mathematical concepts found therein.
  • express their names in mathematical terms/language.
  • look for math in other words and phrases.
Keywords math, vocabulary, imagination, creative Materials Needed
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The Lesson This is a fun lesson to use at the beginning of the year, especially for math teachers; but it can be used at any time of year, and can be repeated during the year as students build analytical thinking skills and their math vocabulary. Begin the lesson by writing your own name (or perhaps the school's name) in LARGE BLOCK LETTERS on the board or a chart. Stand back and study the name, then make grade-appropriate mathematical comments about it; for example, I might begin by saying "My name is PAULINA. I can make a lot of mathematical comments about my name. There are seven letters in PAULINA. The L is the middle letter. The L is a right angle. There are two A's; the letter A is a congruent letter. The P and the A's have a similar property; they all contain one enclosed space. The I is vertical, but if it was rotated it would be horizontal..." The idea is to include as many mathematical descriptions as you can think of for your name.

16. Education World® : Lesson Planning Center : Teacher Lesson Plans : Mathematics
Talking About Your Name in math terms Paulina Jurkijevic, who teaches at Bakewell Primary School in Palmerston, Northern Territory (Australia), submitted this
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17. Sign Language Software For Math Terms - Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, Measures, N
Math Sign Language Software that covers hardto-find math terms. This software is easy to use and has great digital videos that show the full signing motion.
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18. ECUIP : The Digital Library : McCosh Math Magazine
math terms Crossword Puzzle Here are the clues you need to fill in the crossword. REFERENCE math terms Glossary AdjacentLength.



View these instructional activities on your screen and then print them out for to complete the puzzles and games:
McCosh Math Magazine Cover Page
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A welcome note from the Principal of James McCosh Elementary School, Mrs. Barbara Eason-Watkins. Acknowledgments How to Use this Magazine DENSITY Archimedes' Principle Density Activity LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE Longitude and Latitude Activity
Page 1. Longitude and Latitude Activity
Page 2. GRAPHING The Graph Solution
Using graphs to make things easier to understand. PROBABILITY Probability What is it and how does it work? Find the Probability of Each Event Make a spinner to discover the 'chance' that an event will happen. How to Make a Spinner for the probability activity, Page 1. How to Make a Spinner for the probability activity, Page 2. POEMS What is Math?

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20. Math Crosswords
This is for beginners. Grade Level 57. Task You and your classmates will create crossword puzzles that use the definitions of math terms you use as clues.
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By: Cheryl Harrigan Introduction: Learn your math vocabulary the fun way! Everyone knows math is a foreign language. A lot of what makes math hard is the language your teacher uses when he/she talks math to you. Speaking the language can make math easier to understand. Prior Knowledge: None! This is for beginners. Grade Level: Task: You and your classmates will create crossword puzzles that use the definitions of math terms you use as clues. The terms will be the answers which go into the puzzle. After making your puzzle, you will trade with another student and solve their puzzle. When you're done, you should be able to understand that strange "mathspeak" your teacher does daily in class. Resources:
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You can also use the glossary in the student text or a teacher provided vocabulary list instead of the online dictionary. Process: First decide on what math terms you and your classmates need to learn. Then find their definitions in the online dictionary (or somewhere else). Next you will build a crossword puzzle using those terms and using their definitions as clues. Trade puzzles with someone else. You will build your vocabulary as you solve the puzzle. Learning Advice: You may wish to exclude terms that have no relevance to the math you are learning. You may want to make a really tough puzzle to challenge your teacher.

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