## Dictionary of MathematicsIn this Dictionary of Mathematic, key ideas, terms and concepts are clearly explained in an accessible and easy-to-use format.Each entry begins with a short definition and is followed by an explanation and/or worked example. The more complex and important the term, the more detailed the entry.In writing each entry, the authors kept three questions in mind: what does the entry mean? why do I need to know it? how is it used? The method follows the familiar concept that knowledge in mathematics consists of "concept, context, and skill". |

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### Common terms and phrases

acceleration angle axis binomial binomial distribution bungee calculated called center of mass circle coefficient coefficient of restitution collision common complex number constant continuous random variable coordinates cos2 critical region critical value curve defined degrees of freedom derivative diagram differential equation direction discrete random variable elastic equilibrium example factor force acting force of gravity formula frequency density frequency distribution friction given gives gradient graph below shows Hooke's law inertia integration interval kinetic energy length linear logarithms magnitude mean median normal distribution null hypothesis object of mass parameter particle perpendicular plane Poisson distribution polynomial population position vector potential energy probability density function quadratic equation quantity quartile radians radius random sample rate of change resultant force sequence shown sides sine rule Solution solve square stationary point straight line string suitcase surface tangent test statistic theorem triangle trigonometric variance velocity zero