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1. Math Glossary Of Terms
Explains commonly used words specialized to this field. Includes examples and some graph illustrations.
http://www.dpi.state.wi.us/dpi/standards/mathglos.html

Extractions: 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
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

3. Definitions
Definition and Explanations of math terms. absolute value acute adjacent angle area arithmetic sequence circumference complementary
http://www.blarg.net/~math/deflist.html

4. Harcourt Math Glossary
Animated and illustrated definitions of math terms for elementary school students. Click a grade to start.
http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math/

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.
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/7773/humor.html

Extractions: 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." 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
http://members.aol.com/MrHLakeRiviera/megamath.html

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
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.terms.html

Extractions: Dr. Math FAQ Classic Problems Formulas Search Dr. Math ... Dr. Math Home 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.

Discrete math terms.
http://mathforum.org/library/view/10066.html

Extractions: Visit this site: http://galois.uoregon.edu/~discrete/Frames/Terms.html 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

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.
http://www.mathwords.com/

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.
http://www.pballew.net/arithme1.html

Extractions: 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.
http://www.xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ/mathterms.html

Extractions: back to Unix Pestilence http://en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tesseract http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polytope + wonderful java applet http://dogfeathers.com/java/hyperstar.html + George Hart's comprehensive online Polyhedra Encyclopedia http://www.georgehart.com/virtual-polyhedra/vp.html 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: http://www.graphics.cornell.edu/~gordon/peek/peek.html According to the book Flatland, http://www.geom.umn.edu/~banchoff/Flatland/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplex http://en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manifold http://en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijective related essays Jargons of Info Tech Industry on Tail Recursion Xah Lee xah@xahlee.org

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.
http://step.k12.ca.us/resources/glossary.html

13. Galois.uoregon.edu/~discrete/Frames/Terms.html
www.astro.virginia.edu/~eww6n/math/math0.html 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.
http://galois.uoregon.edu/~discrete/Frames/Terms.html

14. Math.com Student References
Dictionaries. Glossary of math terms (K-8) from Harcourt School Publishers. English-Spanish Math Translation - math terms translated from English to Spanish.
http://www.math.com/students/references.html

Extractions: Dictionaries - Math words defined. Encyclopedias longer articles Math History - What happened when Biography and Quotes - Famous mathematicians and more. Science Fair Time - Plans and ideas for math projects. (Math Forum) 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.
http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/03-1/lesson025.shtml

Extractions: Talking About Your Name in Math Terms Subjects Grade Brief Description This lesson is designed to promote the use and understanding of the language associated with mathematics. Objectives Keywords math, vocabulary, imagination, creative Materials Needed 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
http://www.education-world.com/a_tsl/archives/math.shtml

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.
http://www.sonidoinc.com/low/products/mathsigns/lrmathsigns.htm

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.
http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/ecuip/diglib/math/mccoshmag/

19. BJ Pinchbeck's Home Work Helper Offers Links To Math Sites For Kids.
Math Archives  You will find just about any kind of math here Harcourt Animated Math Glossary  A definitely cool glossary of math terms Back to Top.
http://school.discovery.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck/bjmath.html

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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.
http://score.kings.k12.ca.us/lessons/mathcrwd.htm