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Math Word of the Day comes from the Math Dictionary written by Mathnasium.
Sunday, December 13
A series of logical steps in which a conclusion is drawn by directly reasoning from a set of statements that are known or assumed to be true.
Monday, December 14
A unit of angular measure equal to 1/360 of a complete revolution.
Tuesday, December 15
A unit division of a temperature scale.
Wednesday, December 16
A collective name of a group of similar things (apples, dogs, inches).
A subset of a larger set used to identify (or name) the particular subset. For example, with "coinage," the denominations are the names of the particular note or coins used by a particular country.
Thursday, December 17
"De name of da fraction."
The number of equal parts in the whole tells us the denomination, the name, of a common fraction.
The denominator is the "bottom" number in a common fraction.
Friday, December 18
The variable in a function. Its value is dependent on the value of the independent variable.
Saturday, December 19
The measurement or dimesion downward, backward, or inward.