Basic math glossary-W

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

w: w is an abbreviation for width.

Weak inequality: An inequality which allows the possibility of equality with either the symbol smaller or equal (≤) or bigger or equal (≥).

Week: A length of time that is equal to 7 days.

Weight: A measure of how heavy an object is.

Weighted average: An average where certain values or numbers in the dataset are more important than others. 

Whole numbers: Whole numbers include the natural numbers and 0, such as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ...

Width:The distance across or the measure of how wide something is.

Winding number: The number of times a closed curve moves counterclockwise around a point.

Withdrawal: The amount of money taken out of a bank account.

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