A Taylor series in which the reference point is zero.

M (1)

Decimal part of a logarithm.

M (5)

A quantity equal to the average result of an experiment after a large number of trials; also known as the Expected Value.

M (3)

Major theorem of calculus; relates values of a function to a value of its derivative; for a 'nice' function, there is a tangent line parallel to any secant line.

M (4)

Either of the two expressions on either side of an equation.

M (2)

A theorem relating the way two cevians of a triangle divide each other and two of the triangle's sides.

M (1)

Measurement of geometric figures. Includes length, angle measure, area, volume.

M (4)

The width of the largest sub-interval in a partition.

M (2)

The largest known of this type of number is 2^{43,112,609}- 1

M (2)

A geometric figure with one side and one edge.

M (2)

An equation or a system of equations representing real-world phenomena.

M (2)

'Clock Arithmetic'

M (5)

The distance between a complex number and the origin on the complex plane.

M (2)

An argument in the form: If a, then b; a is true; therefore b.

M (2)

An argument in the form: If a, then b; b is false; therefore a is false.

M (1)

A number indicating the degree to which a figure tends to balance on a given line (axis).

M (1)

Any problem that uses more than one variable.

N (2)

Another name for the Natural Logarithm, named after a mathematician.

N (2)

Iterative process uses derivatives that can often help find zeros of a differentiable function; starts with a guess for the zero, formula used to obtain a better approximation; repeated until, after a few steps, the approximation is extremely close to the actual value of the zero; sometimes it backfires & gives successively worse & worse approximations.

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Term

Hint

N (2)

In linear algebra, a square matrix N such that N^{k}=0 for some positive integer k.

N (2)

A ring in which every non-empty set of ideals has a maximal element.

N (2)

Not next to.

N (2)

A singular matrix; a square matrix which does not have an inverse

N (2)

A square matrix which has an inverse.

N (4)

The width of the largest sub-interval in a partition.

N (1)

At a 90° angle.

N (2)

The statement in a hypothesis test that is either rejected, or not rejected, but never accepted.

O (2)

A flattened sphere; more formally, a surface of revolution obtained by revolving an ellipse about its minor axis.

O (1)

Tilted at an angle; neither vertical nor horizontal.

O (1)

A polyhedron with eight faces

O (1)

The eight regions into which three dimensional space is divided by the x-, y-, and z-axes.

O (2)

A function with a graph that is symmetric with respect to the origin; f(–x) = –f(x).

O (3)

Either a limit from the left or a limit from the right.

O (4)

A function for which every element of the range of the function corresponds to exactly one element of the domain.

O (2)

Numerical words that indicate order.

O (1)

At a 90° angle.

O (1)

Any data point more than 1.5 interquartile ranges (IQRs) below the first quartile or above the third quartile.

O (4)

A linear system of equations in which there are more equations than there are variables.