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Mathematics

A group of related subjects, such as Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus and others that concern with the study of number, quantity, shape, and space, and their inter-relationships, applications, generalizations and abstractions.

Max

Abbreviate for maximum.

Maximum

The largest element of a set.

Mean

Average

Meter

A measure of length in Metric System. 1 m = 3.28 ft.

Metric system

Any physical measuring system of which the units and subunits are related by multiples of ten .

Micro Meter

1 micro meter = m

Midpoint

The point on a line segment that is equidistant from its endpoints.

Minimum

The least element of a set. It's abbreviated as Min.

Minus operation

Subtracting operation.

Minus sign

The symbol '-', indicating subtraction or a negative quantity.

Monomial

An one term expression.

Multiple

Any number or polynomial that is the product of a given number or polynomial and an integral multiplier.

Multiplication sign

The symbol placed between numbers to be multiplied. In Algebra the multiplication sign is omitted, we only use it between two numbers.  For example we write  23 or (2)(3), , ,.

Multiplicative identity

Multiply

To combine two expressions by multiplication. If the expression has more than one term, you may use the distributive law.

 

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