Basic math glossary-F

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

Face: Any of the plane surfaces of a solid

Factor: A number that is being multiplied in a multiplication problem

Fibonacci numbers : A sequence in which, except for the first and the second number, each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers.

1,1, 2, 3, 5, 8....

Figure: A two or three-dimensional figure such as a square, a cube, or a sphere.

Finite: Finite means that your set, may it be numbers or objects, has an end or definable limits.

Fluid ounce: One-sixteenth of a pint

Formula: mathematical equation that states a general fact, principle, or rule.

Fraction: A part of a whole number.

Fractional form: A number expressed as a fraction


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