Math Dictionary For Children

Adjacent

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adjacent

Positioned next to each other, having a common point or side. Example

Midpoint

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midpoint

A point in the middle of an interval. Example

Megalitre

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megalitre

(Symbol: ML) A unit of capacity.1 megalitre = 1 000 000 litres1 ML = 1 000 000 L Example

Frequency

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frequency table

The frequency of any item in a collection of data is the number of times that item occurs in the collection. Example We tossed a… Read More »Frequency

Diagonal

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diagonal

A line segment joining two corners that are not next to each other in any polygon.

Depth

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depth

How deep something is. Measurement from the top down, from the front to the back or from the surface inwards. Examples

Degree

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Degree

In geometry, a degree is a unit for mesuring angles. Examples

Coordinates

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coordinates

A pair of numbers or letters that show the position of a point on the plane. The first number is always the x-coordinate, the second… Read More »Coordinates

Divisor

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divident, divisor, quotient

A number which is to be divided into another number. Example