This is our page for the Math Dictionary words that start with V words. The whole printable Math dictionary is below - short and sweet.
Variable - a symbol whose value can change.
Vector - a ray that has a magnitude and a direction.
Vector Space - the three dimensional area where vectors can be plotted.
Velocity - the rate of change of position over time is velocity, calculated by dividing distance by time.
Venn Diagram - a diagram where sets are represented as simple geometric figures, with overlapping and similarity of sets represented by intersections and unions of the figures.
Vertex - the corners on a polygon.
Vertical - a line that goes up and down and is perpendicular to the horizon.
Vertical Angles - the two nonadjacent angles formed when two straight lines intersect.
Vertical Line - a line that runs up and down and is perpendicular to a horizontal line.
Vigesimal - related to intervals of 20.
Vinculum - the horizontal bar in a fraction separating the numerator from the denominator.
Volume - a measure of the number of cubic units needed to fill the space inside an object, length x width x height = volume therefore the units are cubed.
Vulgar Fraction - a common fraction.
You can print and keep these Math definitions as a glossary in your binder or a file folder. You can also download it to your tablet or bookmark this page. See the alphabetical links below for more online Math words.
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