
Mathematical
"B" Words bar
graph A
graph in which information is represented using bars of various lengths
to show values of a particular category. base Given ^{} , or x^n, the "x" is the base. The base number gets multiplied by itself the number of times indicated by the exponent, "n".
base
of a triangle
The side of a triangle to which an altitude is drawn. bases
of a trapezoid The
parallel sides of a trapezoid. base angles
of an isosceles triangle
Two angles of an isosceles triangle whose vertices are the endpoints of
the base of the triangle.
base angles
of a trapezoid
Two angles whose vertices are the endpoints of a base of the trapezoid.
base of
an isosceles triangle
The side opposite the vertex angle. betweenness of numbers A number is between two others if it is greater than one of them and less than the other. betweenness of points A point is between two other points on the same line if its coordinate is between their coordinates. biconditional statement A statement that includes a conditional and its converse. It may be written in the form p=>q and q=>p, or p<=>q, or "p if and only if q."
A good definition consists of a true conditional and its converse, which also must be true. So biconditional statements are important to find. bilateral symmetry A space figure has bilateral symmetry if and only if there is a plane over which the reflection image of the figure is the figure itself. billion A word name for 1,000,000,000 or . billionth A word for 0.000000001 or x^9. binomial An algebraic expression with exactly two terms.
bisector A point, line, ray, or plane which divides a segment, angle,or figure into two parts of equal measure. bisector
of an angle
The ray in the interior of an angle that divides the angle into two angles
of equal measures. bisector of a segment A line, ray, or segment which intersects a segment at its midpoint but does not contain the segment. box
A a right prism whose faces are rectangles. brackets [ ] Grouping symbols which serve the same role as parentheses.
