Math Word of the Day - Week of September 20

Sep 20, 2020 | Mesa North

Math Word of the Day comes from the Math Dictionary written by Mathnasium.


Absolute Value

Sunday, September 20

The distance a number is from zero


Acute Angle 

Monday, September 21

An angle whose measure is greater than 0° and less than 90°



Tuesday, September 22

Any group of numbers or quantities being added together to create a sum.

Of two numbers to be added together, the addend is the newly introduced number that is being added, as opposed to the previously existing one to which it is being added (the augend). 

Example: In a + b = c, b is the addend (a is the augend).



Wednesday, September 23

Counting how many all together. The process of forming a whole.



Thursday, September 24

Next to



Friday, September 25

Generalized arithmetic 


Algebraic Structure 

Saturday, September 26

A system with objects and operations, and the properties and rules that govern those operations