Mathematics Terminology A
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Branch of mathematics that deals with relationships, using variables to represent actual values.
Expression using variables substituted for actual values (ex. 3x+5=8).
A step-by-step procedure to carry out an operation.
Pair of numbers where the sum of the divisors of one of the numbers is equal to the other number (ex. 220 and 284).
Branch of geometry utilizing a coordinate system, algebra, and analysis to define geometric shapes in a numerical way.
Branch of mathematics dealing with the notion of limit.
Study of quantity, especially when combining numbers from operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Property of multiplication and addition that says multiplication or addition of a set of numbers in any order yields the same amount (ex. (a+b)+c=a+(b+c)).
Line that the curve of a function approaches, but never reaches, as the x-value at that point is undefined.
Proposition that doesn't require a theorem, proof, or demonstration to show that it is true.
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