Math Word of the Day - Week of September 27

Sep 27, 2020 | Mesa North

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

 

Algorithm

Sunday, September 27

A step-by-step set of instructions for performing a given task

 

Altitude 

Monday, September 28

A line from a vertex that is perpendicular to the opposite side. A figure has as many altitudes as it does angles.

 

Analysis 

Tuesday, September 29

The separation of a whole into parts for individual study.

 

Angle 

Wednesday, September 30

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

 

Approximation  

Thursday, October 1

To come close to; be nearly the same as 

 

Arc

Friday, October 2

A segment of a circle, laid-off on the circumference 

 

Area 

Saturday, October 3

The amount of space inside a 2-D figure, measured in square units

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