# Wikijunior:What can you use math for?/Glossary

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DRAFT glossary of basic terms

accuracy add additive algorithm alphanumeric analog analysis angle approximately assumption asymmetrical asymptote average balance base bell curve binary bounds calculation commutative composite compute congruence conjecture consistent continuing fraction continuous converge convert corollary count count decimal decrease dense difference differentiate digital dimensions (1D/2D/3D) discrete distance distribution distributive diverge divide equal equation equivalent estimate even exponent extrapolate extrema factor finite fit forecast formula fraction fundamental geometry hash hypothesis increase infinity integer integrate interpolate intersect invalid limit linear logarithm logic long division matrix mean measure median mode multiply negative nonlinear null/empty odd operation (order of) outlier outlier parallel parameter partition percentage piece-wise polynomial positive power precedence predict prime probability proof range reduce repeating decimal roots round running average scaling set simple average simplest form skewed slope solution sparse speed sporadic substitution subtract sum symmetrical theory time integration total trend truncate unequal union units valid velocity weighted average zero