MATH WORDS,
AND SOME OTHER WORDS,
OF INTEREST - cont.



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    N
  1. Nagel Point and Nagel Line
  2. Napoleon's Point
  3. Napoleon's Theorem
  4. Nappe (of a conic surface)
  5. Natural Logarithm base, e
  6. natural logarithm symbol -- ln
  7. Natural Numbers
  8. Nautical Mile
  9. Nebula
  10. Nedians, similar to Medians
  11. Negative
  12. Negative Exponents
  13. Negative, photographic
  14. Nets of Polyhedra (link to a site)
  15. Newton (measure of force/weight)
  16. Newton, Isaac; stained glass image at Trinity Chapel, Cambridge
  17. Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Arts, Chinese Manuscript, World History Wiki link
  18. Nine Men's Morris, the game
  19. Nine Point Circle
  20. Nocebo
  21. Node
  22. Noon
  23. normal
  24. Normal Probability Distribution
  25. Normal Number (number theory)
  26. Number
  27. Number Line
  28. Number sign, #
  29. Numeracy
  30. Numerator
  31. Null Set

  32. O
  33. Obelus, ""
  34. Oblate Spheroid
  35. Oblique (triangles or lines)
  36. Oblong
  37. Obtuse
  38. Occam's Razor
  39. Octahedron
  40. Octothorpe, #
  41. Ogee, variation of Ogive
  42. Ogive
  43. One
  44. Optimum
  45. Ordinate
  46. Orthic Triangle
  47. orthocenter (origin of the word)
  48. Orthocenter of a Triangle (properties)
  49. Ortho-centric Tetrahedron
  50. orthogonal
  51. Oval
  52. Ovoid
  53. Oxygen

  54. P
  55. Paciola's Summa de Arithmetica,
  56. Pappus Extension of Pythagorean Theorem
  57. parable
  58. parabola
  59. Paradox
  60. parallel
  61. Parallelepiped
  62. Parasol
  63. Parent Function, a blog about the origin of the term
  64. Parentheses as Grouping Symbols
  65. Parsec (Astronomical distance)
  66. Pareto Graphs
  67. Pareto's Principle
  68. Pascal's Triangle
  69. Peace Curve
  70. Pedal Triangle
  71. Pell's Equation
  72. Pencil, Notes on the History of
  73. Pentagon Theorem, Miquel's
  74. Pentomino
  75. Per cent, %
  76. Perch, early unit of measure
  77. Perfect Numbers
  78. Periapsis
  79. Perigee
  80. Perigon
  81. Perihelion
  82. Perimeter
  83. Period
  84. Periphery
  85. Per Mille
  86. Permuatations
  87. Perpendicular
  88. Per Repiego, Division by Parts
  89. Petersburg Paradox
  90. Phi Function/ Euler's Phi
  91. Philon's Line
  92. Phlogiston
  93. Phosphorus
  94. Photography
  95. pi - p
  96. Pick's Thm.
  97. Pie Chart
  98. Pigeonhole Principle
  99. Placebo
  100. Planet
  101. Platonic Solids
  102. Platykurtic
  103. Plus
  104. Point
  105. Polygon
  106. Polyhedron
  107. Polynomial
  108. Polyomino
  109. Pons Asinorum
  110. Pound
  111. Pound symbol, #
  112. positive
  113. The Postman's Problem
  114. Postulate
  115. Power
  116. Power of a Point to a Circle
  117. Preferrence Voting
  118. Prime
  119. Prime Factorial
  120. Prime Twins, Prime Pairs
  121. Primorial
  122. Prism
  123. Prismoidal Formula from MMP
  124. Probability
  125. Problem of Points, Early Probability History, Blog By Keith Devlin
  126. Product
  127. Prolate Cycloid
  128. Prolate Spheroid
  129. Pronic Numbers
  130. Proper Fraction
  131. Proportion
  132. Prosthaphaeresis
  133. Protractor
  134. Pseudoprimes
  135. Pseudosphere
  136. Ptolemy's Theorem
  137. Pyramid
  138. Pyramidal Numbers
  139. Pyrite
  140. Pythagorean Thm
  141. Pythagorean relation for Spherical Triangles

  142. Q
  143. Q, Symbol for Rational numbers
  144. QED,symbol at end of proofs {and QEF and QEI}
  145. Quadrangle
  146. Quadrant
  147. Quadrants, Numbering I, II, etc
  148. Quadratic
  149. Quadratic Equation, Many Solution methods for and historical notes
  150. Quadratic Formula, several versions
  151. Quadrilateral
  152. Quadrivium
  153. Quartile
  154. Quaternions
  155. Quincunx
  156. Quotient
  157. Quotient Rule Song for Calculus

  158. R
  159. r for coefficient of correlation
  160. Radians
  161. Radical
  162. Radical Axis (Line)
  163. Radius
  164. Radix Expansion
  165. Range
  166. Ramsey Theory
  167. Random
  168. Ratio
  169. Rational / Rational Numbers
  170. Reciprocal
  171. reckless
  172. reckon
  173. rectangle
  174. rectum
  175. Recursive
  176. Reduction of Fractions
  177. Re-entrant Angle
  178. regent
  179. Regression
  180. Regular Polyhedra
  181. Reflex Angle
  182. Remainder (on Division)
  183. Repeat Bar for Decimals
  184. Repetend
  185. Repunit
  186. Residual
  187. Rhind Papyrus
  188. Rhomboid
  189. Rhombus
  190. Rhumb Lines
  191. right angle
  192. riparian
  193. rival
  194. river
  195. Riviera
  196. Robot
  197. Robust
  198. Rod unit of measure
  199. Rolle's Thm
  200. The Rolling Stones
  201. Root
  202. Roots, Symbols for
  203. Root Mean Square or RMS-Mean
  204. Rotate / Rotation
  205. Roulette
  206. Royal Road to Geometry
  207. Rule of Three
  208. Runs and Streaks, An article on the Probability of Run Lengths
  209. Russian Peasant Multiplication

  210. S
  211. Sabot
  212. sabotage
  213. Saint Petersburg Game
  214. St. Edmondsbury Riddle
  215. Salient Angle
  216. Salamis Tablet (ancient counting board)
  217. Sample
  218. Satellite
  219. Scale
  220. Scalene
  221. Scaler
  222. Science/ Scientist
  223. Score
  224. Scottish Stone Polyhedra
  225. Scratch method of Dividing
  226. Secant
  227. Second
  228. Semi, Semicircle
  229. Set
  230. Sequence
  231. serendipity
  232. Series
  233. Sesquicentennial
  234. Seven Bridges Problem
  235. SGN the SIGN function
  236. Shilling Mark ; "/"
  237. Shock
  238. Sigma Notation
  239. Sigmoid curve
  240. Sign {angle measure}
  241. Similar
  242. Simple Fraction
  243. Simpson's Paradox
  244. Simson Line
  245. Sine
  246. Sine Inverse or Sin-1
  247. Sines, Law of
  248. "Sin of David"
  249. Skew
  250. Skew quadrilateral
  251. Slates
  252. Slide Rule
  253. Slope
  254. Slug (Mass)
  255. Smoot, distance measure
  256. Soddy's Formula
  257. Software
  258. Solarium
  259. Solar System
  260. Solidus, "/"
  261. Solitary Numbers
  262. Soliton
  263. Solve & Solution
  264. Soma Cubes
  265. Sorities Paradox
  266. Sphere / Sphereoid
  267. Spherical Excess Thm
  268. Spherical Triangle
  269. Spieker Point
  270. Square
  271. Square root Symbols
  272. Square Root Methods of Ancients
  273. Stadia or Stadium(length)
  274. Standard Deviation
  275. Standard Deviation Calculating Machine
  276. Stanine
  277. Statistics
  278. Statistics, "Lies, Damned Lies, and ..."
  279. Steiner's Theorem
  280. Stirling's approximation to n!
  281. Stolz-Cesaro Theorem
  282. Stomachian of Archimedes
  283. Stone (unit of weight)
  284. Strobogrammatic Number
  285. Strombus
  286. Student's T
  287. Subfactorial
  288. Subtract
  289. Subtrahend
  290. Sum
  291. Summa de Arithmetica, by Luca Paciola
  292. Summation Notation,
  293. Sun
  294. Sun Dials
  295. Super Ellipse & Super Egg
  296. Supplementary
  297. Surd
  298. Surface
  299. Surveyor's Chain"
  300. Symbol
  301. Symmedians
  302. Symmetry
  303. Syracuse Problem

  304. T
  305. t - Test
  306. Tally
  307. Tangent
  308. Tangram
  309. tare
  310. Tautochrone
  311. Taxicab Geometry
  312. Taxicab Numbers, 1729
  313. Tchebyshev's theorem(a prime between n and 2n)
  314. Teaching Math, notes on history of..
  315. Teaching Frames; (old arithmetic teaching devices)
  316. Teatrum Orbis Terrarum , First modern Atlas
  317. Telescope
  318. Tellurium
  319. Term
  320. Tessellate
  321. Tesseracts
  322. Tetragon
  323. Tetrahedral Numbers
  324. Tetrahedron
  325. Therefore symbol
  326. Third Proportional
  327. Thousand
  328. Three Utilities, Three Houses Problem (proof)
  329. Tilde, ~, for difference
  330. Titius-Bode Sequence
  331. "3 N + 1 Problem"
  332. Tombstone symbol,
  333. Ton
  334. Topology
  335. Topology Joke, blog about a math joke gone wrong
  336. Torricelli's Point
  337. Torus
  338. Totient / Totitives
  339. Tournament Graph
  340. Tower of Hanoi
  341. Trace
  342. Tractrix
  343. Trajectory
  344. Transcendental
  345. Trapezion for Kite
  346. Trapezium
  347. Trapezoid
  348. Traveling Salesman's Problem
  349. Tree Diagram
  350. Tret
  351. Triangle
  352. Triangular Numbers
  353. Tricuspoid
  354. Trigonometry
  355. Trivium
  356. Trochiod
  357. Truncated
  358. Tuesday
  359. Twin Primes
  360. Two
  361. Two times two is five (Lewis Carroll)

  362. U
  363. Umbra
  364. Umbrella
  365. Universal Graph
  366. Uranium
  367. Uranus

  368. V
  369. van Aubel's Theorem
  370. Variable / Variance
  371. Varignon Quadrilateral and Varignon's Thm
  372. Vecten's Point
  373. Vector
  374. Velocity
  375. Venerate
  376. Venn Diagrams
  377. Venus
  378. Verge
  379. Versine
  380. Vertex
  381. Vertical
  382. Vinculum
  383. Virgule "/"
  384. Viviani's Theorem
  385. Volume
  386. Vortex
  387. Voter Apportionment

  388. W
  389. Webster's apportionment method
  390. Wednesday
  391. Whetstone of Wit
  392. Whewell, William, statue in Trinity Ante Chapel, Cambridge
  393. Whole Numbers
  394. Width
  395. Wilson's Theorem
  396. Wine Gallon
  397. Wiskunde, Dutch for Mathematics
  398. Witch of Agnesi
  399. Wittenbauer's Parallelogram
  400. World's Largest Number
  401. Worm Runners Digest

  402. X
  403. X as symbol for multiplication
  404. X-Bar for Sample Average
  405. Xenon

  406. Y
  407. Yard
  408. Year
  409. Year of Miracles - Annus Mirabilis

  410. Z
  411. Zeno's Paradox of Achilles and The Tortoise
  412. Zenzizenzizenzic
  413. Zero
  414. Zero, The Symbol for
  415. Zipf's Law