Tag: terminology

26 Metonymy in mathematics 2014-10-01T12:04:47.147

24 Are the words "easy," "basic," "clearly," "obviously," etc., ever helpful? 2014-04-22T16:50:49.773

22 Examples of Mathematical Slang 2016-01-07T13:28:20.613

20 What is the proper verb for "doing" an integral? 2014-05-14T13:57:05.713

19 Difference in meaning of 'algebra' 2015-07-04T14:02:27.697

19 What could be good non-mathematical analogies to explain the difference between the words theorem, proposition, lemma and corollaries? 2015-11-17T16:23:01.300

15 "Proof" meaning in maths and society 2014-07-26T05:07:48.403

14 Where does the word "roots" come from when talking about zeros 2014-09-30T14:43:15.023

14 Explaining to students why $m$ and $b$ are used in the slope-intercept equation of a line 2017-08-29T21:08:10.370

13 The word "and" rather than "or" 2014-05-29T14:26:55.377

12 Mathematical education slang 2016-01-08T13:37:51.203

10 Does "factor" mean simply the multiplication (of any functions, numbers etc) 2015-05-30T06:30:32.367

9 Term and reference for the problem of students “overassociating” concepts with each other 2014-07-31T23:34:53.510

9 What is the difference between "numeracy" and "number sense"? 2017-05-27T12:22:59.517

9 Is there a base-independent term for numbers written out with decimal/binary points? 2017-08-02T21:55:35.093

8 Standard word for a formula that is always true 2014-03-30T15:24:35.950

8 Common phrases having different meaning 2014-05-29T16:16:04.690

8 Using terminology for the different concepts of rational number 2014-08-28T07:09:55.923

8 Correct pronunciation of 'xth' (and workarounds for those who find it a tongue-twister) 2015-11-02T11:06:02.893

8 When did the term and taught technique 'cross multiplication' enter into common use? 2015-11-20T02:37:51.883

8 What is the term for the marks used to show congruence in geometric figures? 2017-05-31T15:03:38.690

8 What is a recommend way to describe a negative number with large absolute value? 2018-02-27T03:42:11.300

7 Alternative terms for 'mathematical understanding' 2015-12-05T08:58:09.967

7 A good antonym for reducing/simplifying equivalent fractions 2016-06-20T20:13:10.367

7 Why isn't the term *inequation* widely used in english? 2017-11-06T15:05:43.833

6 What is a less anglo-centric collection of persons than Andy, Beth, Carl, Debby and Earl? 2015-11-11T16:44:07.643

6 Name to use for codomain/range/target 2016-01-12T18:27:25.290

6 Terminology: degree of coefficient? 2017-09-06T18:18:33.650

4 Definition of "curriculum" 2015-07-21T03:25:30.213

4 "The following are equivalent" 2016-09-27T20:11:16.510

4 Proper ordering of phrase "multiplied by" 2017-01-30T14:28:24.797

3 How to explain "fractional terms"? 2016-04-28T15:31:12.460

3 "A" or "The" Cartesian plane? 2017-01-20T15:02:29.177

3 How to explain Chinese remainder theorem? 2017-11-03T07:01:33.467

2 Definition of root of equation/expression 2017-08-14T16:32:20.117

2 Should Measurement of Angles Using Degree (and perhaps Common Logarithm as well) be Avoided in Pre-Calculus? 2018-02-07T18:52:40.713