Math Word of the Day comes from the Math Dictionary written by Mathnasium.
Sunday, October 18
Consisting of or relating to two names or terms. A polynomial with two terms.
In algebra, an expression consisting of two terms connected by a plus or minus sign, such as a + 6.
Monday, October 19
To cut or divide into two equal parts
Tuesday, October 20
In subtraction, to take a unit (tenths, ones, tens, hundreds...) from the next larger denomination in the minuend to make a number larger than the number to be subtracted.
Wednesday, October 21
A container with four sides perpendicular to the base. Also called a rectangular solid.
Thursday, October 22
A graphic method for displaying data using the median, quartiles, and the maximum and minimum of the data points. A box-and-whisker plot displays where the data are spread out and where they are concentrated.
Friday, October 23
A method of calculation, both numeric and symbolic. The mathematics of limits and infinitesimals.
Saturday, October 24
A measure of volume; the amount a container will hold.