# Basic math glossary-B

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

b: This letter is an abbreviation for b

Bar graph: A graph that make use of bars in order to give a visual representation that can be used compare data or amounts of sizes

Base: In a polygon, the base represents one side of a polygon used to find area

Base: In percentage the base represents the amount you are taking a part or percent of

Base: In multiplication with exponents, the base represents the number being multiplied or a factor

Bisect: In geometry, bisect is the process by which one uses a ruler and a compass to cut an angle in half

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