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Index for Numbers and Symbols
Math terminology relating to arithmetic, number sets, and commonly used math symbols.

Accuracy

Aleph Null (א‎0)

Alpha (Α α)

Arithmetic

Arithmetic Mean

Average

Beta (Β β)

Braces

Brackets

Cardinal Numbers

Chi (Χ χ)

Composite Number

Constant

Counting Numbers

Delta (Δ δ)

Denominator

Difference

Digit

Epsilon (Ε ε)

Eta (Η η)

Even Number

Exponent

Exponentiation

Factor of an Integer

Factor Tree

Formula

Fraction

Fraction Rules

Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic

Gamma (Γ γ)

GCF

Greatest Common Factor

Greek Alphabet

Improper Fraction

Inequality

Integers

Iota (Ι ι)

Irrational Numbers

Kappa (Κ κ)

Lambda (Λ λ)

LCM

Least Common Denominator

Least Common Multiple

Mean

Measurement

Median of a Set of Numbers

Mixed Number

Mu (Μ μ)

Multiplicative Inverse of a Number

Natural Numbers

Negative Number

Nonnegative

Nonnegative Integers

Nonzero

Nu (Ν ν)

Number Line

Numerator

Odd Number

Omega (Ω ω)

Omicron (Ο ο)


Ordinal Numbers

Parentheses

Perfect Number

Perfect Square

Phi (Φ φ)

Pi (Π π)

Positive Number

Power

Precision

Prime Factorization

Prime Number

Product

Proper Fraction

Psi (Ψ ψ)

Quadruple

Quintuple

Quotient

Radical

Radicand

Ratio

Rational Numbers

Real Numbers

Reciprocal

Reduce a Fraction

Relatively Prime

Remainder

Rho (Ρ ρ)

RMS

Root Mean Square

Root of a Number

Rounding a Number

Scientific Notation

Sigma (Σ σ)

Significant Digits

Simple Interest

Square Root

Strict Inequality

Sum

Surd

Tau (Τ τ)

Theta (Θ θ)

Triple

Trivial

Truncating a Number

Twin Primes

Upsilon (Υ υ)

Vinculum

Weighted Average

Whole Numbers

Xi (Ξ ξ)

Zero

Zeta (Ζ ζ)


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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