Basic math glossary-A

Basic math glossary-A define words beginning with the letter A

Absolute value: Distance of a number from zero

Acute angle: An angle whose measure is less than 90 degrees

Acute triangle: A triangle that has three acute angles

Addend: Of the the numbers being added in an addition problem.

Addition: Finding a sum of two or more numbers

Angle: Two rays with the same endpoint or vertex

Area: The amount of space inside a shape or a two-dimensional figure, measured in square units

Average: The number obtained as a result of adding two or more quantities and dividing the sum by the numbers of quantities

Axis: One of the reference lines in a coordinate system


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