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    A
  1. Abacus
  2. Abscissa
  3. Absolute Value
  4. Abundant Numbers
  5. Accumulate
  6. Accurate
  7. Achiral
  8. Acre
  9. Acute
  10. Ada, Computer Language
  11. Add
  12. Addend
  13. Adjacent
  14. Aeon
  15. Affine Geometry
  16. Agnesi's Witch curve
  17. Ahmes Papyrus
  18. Alabama Paradox - voting
  19. Alchemy
  20. Aleph-Null
  21. Algebra
  22. Algebraic Numbers
  23. Algorithm
  24. Aliquot Parts
  25. "All Models are Wrong" quote
  26. Altitude
  27. Altitude of triangle, Properties
  28. Amblygon
  29. Amicable Numbers or Pairs
  30. Amplitude
  31. Analemma
  32. Analogy
  33. Angle
  34. Angle Bisectors in a Triangle
  35. Angstrom (unit of length)
  36. Annual
  37. Annulus
  38. Annus Mirabilis - Newton's Miracle Year
  39. Anode - creation of the term
  40. Antares
  41. Antecedent
  42. Anti-Center
  43. Antiparallel
  44. Aphelion
  45. Apoapsis
  46. Apogee
  47. Apollonius Gasket
  48. Apollonius Point
  49. Apollonius Problem
  50. Apothem
  51. Apportionment
  52. Approval Voting
  53. Apse
  54. Apside
  55. Arbelos
  56. Arc
  57. Archimedes Square Dissection Puzzle
  58. Arc Sine or Sin-1
  59. Are
  60. Area
  61. Argand Diagrams
  62. Argument
  63. Arithmetic
  64. Arithmetical Frames; (old teaching devices)
  65. Arithmetic Books, Early American
  66. arithmetic Books, First North American
  67. Arms of a right triangle, blog about the development of the term
  68. Arrive
  69. Asses' Bridge
  70. Associative
  71. Astroid
  72. Astronaut
  73. Astronomical Unit / AU
  74. Asymptote
  75. Atlas
  76. Atom
  77. Aubel's Theorem
  78. Average
  79. Avoirdupois
  80. Axiom
  81. Axis

  82. B
  83. Babylonian Square Root Method
  84. Bacon, Francis; stained glass at Wren Library, Cambridge
  85. Bakhshali Manuscript
  86. Barometer
  87. Barrow, Isaac; stained glass at Trinity Chapel, Cambridge
  88. Barycenter
  89. Baryon
  90. Base
  91. Bayes' Theorem
  92. Bell Curve
  93. Bell's Numbers or Bell Numbers
  94. Benford's Law
  95. Bernoulli's Golden Theorem
  96. Bernoulli Numbers
  97. Bertrand's Postulate (a prime between n and 2n)
  98. The Big Bang
  99. bi-gon (two sided polygon?)
  100. Billion
  101. Bimedian of Quadrilateral
  102. Binary Numbers
  103. Binomial
  104. Binomial Coefficients
  105. Bisect
  106. Bisectors (ANGLE) in a Triangle
  107. Blackboard, History of
  108. Additional notes on History of Blackboards and slates
  109. Bode's Law
  110. Bounds and Butts (land measure)
  111. Borda Voting
  112. Borrow (in Subtraction)
  113. Bottle Imp Paradox
  114. Bowditch Curves
  115. Box Plot
  116. Braces {} as Grouping Symbols
  117. Brachystochrone
  118. Brackets as Grouping Symbols
  119. "Bracket X", or Bracket Function
  120. Brahmagupta's Formula
  121. Brahmagupta's Identity on the sums of two squares
  122. Brahmagupta's Multiplication method
  123. Butts and Bounds (land measure)
  124. The Bride's Chair
  125. Bridge of Asses
  126. Brocard's Problem
  127. Bruns Constant
  128. Bureau

  129. C
  130. C, symbol for Radians
  131. Caduceus
  132. Calculate / Calculus
  133. Calendar
  134. Camera / Camera obscura
  135. Cardinal
  136. Cardinality
  137. Carat
  138. Cardioid
  139. Caret
  140. Carmichael Numbers
  141. Carnot's Theorem
  142. Carroll's Logic Diagrams (by Lewis Carroll)
  143. Carry (arithmetic)
  144. Casting out nines
  145. Casting out elevens
  146. Catalan Numbers
  147. Catenary
  148. Cathetus
  149. Cathode - creation of the term
  150. Cauchy distribution
  151. Ceiling Function,
  152. Census
  153. Center
  154. Centroid or Center of Gravity
  155. Century
  156. Ceres
  157. Cesaro-Stolz Theorem
  158. Ceva's Theorem
  159. Cevian
  160. Chain or Gunter's Chain
  161. Chain Reaction
  162. Chaos
  163. Check
  164. Check methods for arithmetic
  165. Chebyshev's theorem.(a prime between n and 2n)
  166. Chie-no-ita, Chinese puzzle
  167. Chilihedron
  168. Chinese Checkers
  169. Chinese Postman's Problem
  170. Chinese Square Root Method
  171. Chiral
  172. Chi Square
  173. Choose
  174. Chord
  175. Circle
  176. Circuit
  177. Circulate Numbers
  178. Circumcenter
  179. Circumcircle
  180. Circumference
  181. Circumscribe
  182. Class
  183. cloff, commercial discount
  184. Clue
  185. Coefficient
  186. Collatz's Problem
  187. Collinear
  188. Combinations
  189. Commandino's Theorem
  190. Commutative
  191. Compass
  192. Complementary
  193. Complete Graph
  194. Complete Oriented Graph
  195. Complex Fraction
  196. Complex Numbers
  197. Component
  198. Composite & Compound
  199. Compute
  200. Concurrent
  201. Concyclic
  202. Condorcet Voting
  203. Cone
  204. Confidence Interval
  205. Confounding Variables (statistics)
  206. Congruent
  207. Congruent Numbers
  208. Conic Section
  209. Conic Surface
  210. Conjecture
  211. Conjugate
  212. Conjugate Angles
  213. Consequent
  214. Constant
  215. Contact Triangle
  216. Continuous
  217. Converse
  218. Convex
  219. Coordinates
  220. Corollary
  221. Correct
  222. Correlation
  223. Correlation Coefficient
  224. Cosecant
  225. Cosine
  226. Cosines, Law of
  227. Cosine Circle (2nd Lemoine)
  228. Cosmic Rays
  229. Cosmos
  230. Coss and Cossists
  231. Cotangent
  232. Cotes, Roger; stained glass at Trinity Chapel, Cambridge
  233. Counting Boards
  234. Counting Numbers
  235. Crafoord Mathematical Prize
  236. Cramer's Rule
  237. Crescent
  238. Critical Points
  239. Cube
  240. Cube roots, by hand
  241. Cuisenaire rods
  242. Cumulative
  243. Curator
  244. Curtate Cycloid
  245. Cusp
  246. Cybernetics
  247. Cyclic Quadrangles (Quadrilateral)
  248. Cycloid
  249. Cylinder
  250. Cylindrical Projection, MAP

  251. D
  252. Dart, type of quadrilateral
  253. Data/Datum
  254. Dean
  255. Decade
  256. Des Cartes' Circle Thm
  257. Decimal Fractions
  258. Decimal Point & Decimal Comma
  259. Decimal Repeat Bar
  260. Decrease
  261. Degree
  262. Degrees, Why 360 in a circle?
  263. de Gua's Theorem.
  264. Deltoid
  265. Denominator
  266. Derangement
  267. Derivative
  268. Derive
  269. Determinant
  270. Deviation
  271. Devil's Curve
  272. Diagonal
  273. Diagram
  274. Diameter
  275. Diamond
  276. Dice / Die
  277. Dido's Problem
  278. Difference
  279. Difference symbol "~"
  280. Digit
  281. Digital Root
  282. Digon (two sided polygon?)
  283. Dimension
  284. Di-graph or Directed Graph
  285. Discount
  286. Discriminant
  287. Distance
  288. Divide
  289. Dividend
  290. Divide, Symbols for
  291. Divisor
  292. divisor function, sigmakn
  293. Dodecagon
  294. Dodecahedron
  295. Domain
  296. Dollar
  297. Dollar Symbol $
  298. Dot as symbol for multiplication
  299. Double Dummy
  300. Dozen
  301. Drawers of Dirichlet
  302. Droz-Farny Theorem
  303. Duplation and Mediation

  304. E
  305. e for 2.71828...
  306. East
  307. Edge
  308. Egyptian Multiplication
  309. Einstein's Biggest Blunder
  310. Electricity
  311. Electron
  312. Ellipse
  313. Ellipsis
  314. Ellipsoid
  315. Empty Set
  316. Enantiomorphic
  317. End of proof symbol,
  318. Early American Math Textbooks
  319. Eon
  320. Eocene
  321. Eohippus
  322. Equal
  323. = , Equal Symbol
  324. Equation
  325. Equiangular
  326. Equilateral
  327. Equivalent
  328. Ether
  329. Euclid's Algorithm at Cut-the-Knot
  330. Euler Circuits
  331. Euler Line
  332. Euler Path or Circuit
  333. Euler's Planer Graph Theorem (proof) V+F=E+2
  334. Excenter and Excircle
  335. Explementary
  336. Exponent
  337. Extrapolate

  338. F
  339. Factor & Factorial
  340. Factoring (as in "factoring a quadratic")
  341. Fagnano's Problem
  342. Fair division of Assets and Obligations, Discrete Math Notes
  343. February
  344. Fermat Point
  345. Fermat's Last Theorem
  346. Fermat's Little Theorem
  347. Feuerbach's Circle
  348. Fibonacci's Identity on the sums of two squares
  349. Fibonacci's Sequence
  350. Fields Medal
  351. The Fifteen Puzzle, a blog about that famous little sliding puzzle game that swept the world.... and a link to a FREE download to play.
  352. First
  353. Floor Function,
  354. Focus
  355. Forest (planer graph)
  356. Formula
  357. Forty, (why there is no "U" in,)
  358. Four
  359. Fourth Proportional
  360. Fractal
  361. Fraction
  362. Fractional Exponents
  363. Fraction Bar
  364. Frequency
  365. Friday
  366. Friendly Numbers
  367. Frustum
  368. Function
  369. Fundamental Counting Theorem
  370. Furlong (length)

  371. G
  372. Galaxy
  373. Galley method of Division
  374. Gallon
  375. Gallows Function,
  376. Gamma Function
  377. President Garfield's Pythagorean Proof
  378. Gas
  379. Gaudi Magic Square
  380. Gauging
  381. Gelosie Multiplication
  382. Geoboard
  383. Geocenter
  384. Geometric Mean
  385. Geometry
  386. Geometry, Royal Road to?
  387. Gergonne Point / Triangle
  388. Gibbous (phases of moon)
  389. Gilbert, Unit of measure
  390. Girard's Thm
  391. Gnomen
  392. Googol
  393. Gougu Rule
  394. Grad - angle measurement
  395. Grade (of road, etc.)
  396. Graham's Number
  397. Gram, unit of weight(mass)
  398. Graph
  399. Graph Paper
  400. Graphic Solutions to Quadratic Equations
  401. Graph Theory
  402. Grave, early unit for Kilogram
  403. Greater Than Symbol
  404. Greatest Common Factor, Using Euclid's Algorthm at Cut-the-Knot
  405. Greatest Integer Function
  406. Grebe Point
  407. Gross
  408. Gunter's chain"
  409. Gunter's scale"

  410. H
  411. Half, 1/2
  412. Half-Period
  413. Halma, board game
  414. Halmos symbol,
  415. Hamilton's Apportionment Method
  416. Hamiltonian Circuits
  417. Hanoi, Tower of Puzzle
  418. Harmonic Mean
  419. Harmonic Sequence
  420. Hash symbol, #
  421. Haversine
  422. Hawthorne Effect
  423. Heap Paradox
  424. Hectare
  425. Height
  426. HemiSphere
  427. Hein, Piet
  428. The Helen of Geometers
  429. Helium
  430. Helix
  431. Hermetic Seal
  432. Heron's Formula or Hero's Formula
  433. Heronian Mean
  434. Heron's Problem
  435. Heteroscedastic
  436. Hex, the game
  437. Hexdecimal
  438. Hinge
  439. Hippocrates Lune
  440. Hippocratic Oath
  441. Histogram /Histograph
  442. History, Notes on Math teaching
  443. Hoehn's Thm
  444. Hollerith Cards
  445. Homoscedastic
  446. Hoppity, old Enlish board game
  447. Horizon / Horizontal
  448. Hornbooks
  449. Horsepower
  450. Hour
  451. Houses and Utilities Problem (proof)
  452. Hubble (Unit of distance)
  453. Hundred
  454. Hyperbola
  455. Hyperbole
  456. Hypercube
  457. Hypocycloid of Four Cusps
  458. Hypocycloid of Three Cusps
  459. Hypodermic
  460. Hypotenuse

  461. I
  462. i for square root of -1
  463. identity and symbol ≡
  464. Ides
  465. Idiot
  466. IFF symbol
  467. Imaginary Numbers
  468. Incenter and Incircle
  469. Increase
  470. Increment
  471. Index
  472. Induction, Inductive Proof
  473. Inequality Symbols
  474. Infinitesimul
  475. Infinity
  476. Infinity Symbol
  477. Imperial Gallon
  478. Inscribe
  479. Int Function
  480. Integer
  481. Interpolate
  482. Interval
  483. interquartile range
  484. Inverse Sine or Sin-1
  485. Inverse Square Law
  486. Iodine
  487. Ion - creation of the term
  488. IQR
  489. Irrational Numbers
  490. Iridium
  491. Iris
  492. Ishango Bone
  493. Isogon - Isogonic Lines, Points, Symmetry
  494. Isometry
  495. Isomorphic
  496. Isomorphic symbol,
  497. Isoperimetric
  498. Isopleure, Isopleuron
  499. Isosceles
  500. Italian Method of Division

  501. J
  502. January
  503. Japanese Tangram type puzzle
  504. Jefferson's Apportionment Method
  505. Jerk
  506. Johnson's Theorem
  507. Josephus Problems
  508. Julia Set

  509. K
  510. Kaprekar Numbers
  511. Karat
  512. Kilogram Mass and Force
  513. Klein Bottle
  514. Kissing Circles Theorem
  515. Kite
  516. Knot, (Unit of speed)
  517. Knots and Knot Theory
  518. Kurschak's Theorem
  519. Kurtosis

  520. L
  521. Lame's Numbers
  522. Lattice Multiplication
  523. latus rectum
  524. lb, Pound
  525. Law of Cosines
  526. Law of Large Numbers
  527. Law of Sines
  528. Law of Tangents
  529. League (measure of distance)
  530. Leg
  531. Lemma
  532. Lemniscate
  533. Lemoine Point / Circles
  534. Lens (intersection of two circles)
  535. Leptokurtic
  536. Less Than Symbol
  537. l'Hospital's Rule
  538. Liar's Paradox
  539. Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
  540. Lill Circle, A Graphic Solution to Quadratic Equations
  541. Limacon
  542. Limit
  543. Line
  544. Lissajous Figures
  545. ln for natural logarithm
  546. Loculus of Archimedes
  547. Locus
  548. Logarithm
  549. Log-line (instrument for nautical speed)
  550. Long Ton
  551. Lotka's Law
  552. Loxodrome
  553. Lozenge
  554. Lucas Sequence
  555. Ludolph's Number
  556. Lune
  557. Lurking Variables (statistics)

  558. M
  559. "m" for Slope
  560. Macron
  561. Magic Squares
  562. Magnetic Declanation Map (first)
  563. Magnitude
  564. Maltitudes
  565. Mantissa
  566. Matrix
  567. Mars
  568. Mathbooks, Early American
  569. Mathematics
  570. Mathot's Point
  571. Maximum
  572. Mean
  573. Mean Proportional
  574. Measure
  575. Measuring Four Gallons using a Five and Three Gallon Jug, some history (Blog)
  576. Medial Triangle
  577. Median (Origin & statistics)
  578. Medians of a Triangle
  579. Menelaus' Thm
  580. Mercator Projection, MAP
  581. Mercury
  582. Merels, the game
  583. Merhkat
  584. Meter
  585. Metric Ton
  586. Mil or Mill (1/1000)
  587. Mile
  588. Million
  589. Minor
  590. Minuend
  591. Minus
  592. Minute
  593. Miquel's Point & Theorem
  594. Miquel's Pentagon Theorem
  595. Mobius Strip
  596. Mode
  597. Modulus
  598. Mollweide Equations
  599. Monge's Theorem on common tangents of circles
  600. Monge's Point
  601. Monomial
  602. Monte Carlo Method
  603. Months and their Names
  604. Morley's Theorem
  605. Morris, (Nine Men's-) the game
  606. Moscow Papyrus
  607. Mu, , for the average
  608. Multiple Factorial
  609. multiplicand
  610. Multiplication (Ancient/Old methods)
  611. multiplier
  612. multiply
  613. Myriad