By Douglas Downing

ISBN-10: 0764141392

ISBN-13: 9780764141393

This quick-reference dictionary for math scholars, lecturers, engineers, and statisticians defines greater than seven-hundred phrases on the topic of algebra, geometry, analytic geometry, trigonometry, chance, facts, good judgment, and calculus. It additionally lists and defines mathematical symbols, contains a short desk of integrals, and describes the right way to derive key theorems. full of illustrative diagrams and equations.

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ARITHMETIC MEAN The arithmetic mean of a group of n numbers (a1, a2, . . an), written as a, is the sum of the numbers divided by n: aϭ a1 ϩ a2 ϩ a3 ϩ n # # # ϩ an The arithmetic mean is commonly called the average. For example, if your grocery bills for 4 weeks are $59, $62, $64, and $71, then the average grocery bill is 256/4 ϭ $64. ARITHMETIC sequence. PROGRESSION See arithmetic ARITHMETIC SEQUENCE 18 ARITHMETIC SEQUENCE An arithmetic sequence is a sequence of n numbers of the form a, a ϩ b, a ϩ 2b, a ϩ 3b, .

2) In logic an argument is a sequence of sentences (called premises) that lead to a resulting sentence (called the conclusion). ) ARISTOTLE Aristotle (384 BC to 322 BC) wrote about many areas of human knowledge, including the field of logic. He was a student of Plato and also a tutor to Alexander the Great. ARITHMETIC MEAN The arithmetic mean of a group of n numbers (a1, a2, . . an), written as a, is the sum of the numbers divided by n: aϭ a1 ϩ a2 ϩ a3 ϩ n # # # ϩ an The arithmetic mean is commonly called the average.

CENTER (1) The center of a circle is the point that is the same distance from all of the points on the circle. (2) The center of a sphere is the point that is the same distance from all of the points on the sphere. (3) The center of an ellipse is the point where the two axes of symmetry (the major axis and the minor axis) intersect. (4) The center of a regular polygon is the center of the circle that can be inscribed in that polygon. 39 CENTROID Figure 15 Catenary Figure 16 CENTER OF MASS See centroid.

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