# Mathematics

## antisymmetric relation

In set theory, the relation R is said to be antisymmetric on a set A, if xRy and yRx hold when x = y. Or it can be defined as, ...

## null sequence

A null sequence is a sequence that converges to 0. It follows straight from the definition that a sequence (an) converges to a ...

## corollary

What is another word for corollary? consequence result outcome effect aftermath upshot product issue sequel ...

## source(in transportation problems)

The origin of a transportation problem is the location from which shipments are despatched. The destination of a ...

## binary search algorithm

Binary search algorithm Visualization of the binary search algorithm where 7 is the target value Class Search algorithm ...

## particle

Definition of particle 1a : a minute quantity or fragment. b : a relatively small or the smallest discrete portion or amount ...

## Maclaurin series

Definition of Maclaurin series : a Taylor series that is expanded about the reference point zero and that takes the form ...

## below(of functions)

Being bounded from above means that there is a horizontal line such that the graph of the function lies below this line. ...

## one

1 : the first whole number above zero see Table of Numbers. 2 : the number denoting unity. 3a : the first in a set or series ...

## subtend

1a : to be opposite to and extend from one side to the other of a hypotenuse subtends a right angle. b : to fix the angular ...

## underdetermined

In mathematics, a system of linear equations or a system of polynomial equations is considered underdetermined if there are ...

## coefficient of determination

The coefficient of determination is a statistical measurement that examines how differences in one variable can be explained ...

## Napier’s bones

Napier’s bones is a manually-operated calculating device created by John Napierof Merchiston, Scotland for the ...

## integration

Integration is the act of bringing together smaller components into a single system that functions as one.

## fuzzy set theory

Fuzzy set theory is a research approach that can deal with problems relating to ambiguous, subjective and imprecise judgments, ...

## resistive force

In physics, resistive force is a force, or the vector sum of numerous forces, whose direction is opposite to the motion of a ...

## almost all

Find another word for almost-all. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words ...

## change of coordinates

The change of basis formula B = V ?1AV suggests the following definition. Definition: A matrix B is similar to a matrix A if ...

## Minkowski’s inequality

The triangle inequality for the ?p-norm is called Minkowski’s inequality. It is straightforward to verify if p = 1 or p ...

## jump discontinuity

Jump discontinuity is when the two-sided limit doesn’t exist because the one-sided limits aren’t equal. ...

## non-transitive dice

A set of dice is intransitive (or nontransitive) if it contains three dice, A, B, and C, with the property that A rolls higher ...

## Khw?rizm, Muhammad ibn Ms? al?

The origins of algebra can be traced to the ancient Babylonians, who developed a positional number system that greatly aided ...

## rounding

Here’s the general rule for rounding: If the number you are rounding is followed by 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9, round the number ...

## mesh

MeSH stands for Medical Subject Headings. It is a controlled vocabulary list that is used to catalog records in PubMed, ...

## wrt

WRT is internet shorthand for saying, “I want to respond to a specific point made earlier in this conversation.” ...

## square-integrable

A square integrable function is one whose square has a non-divergent integral. With respect to the quantum wave function. It ...

## completeness axiom of the real numbers

Completeness Axiom: Any nonempty subset of R that is bounded above has a least upper bound. In other words, the Completeness ...

## Taylor’s Theorem

From Taylor’s theorem: sinx=N?n=0f(n)(a)n! (x?a)n+f(N+1)(z)(N+1)!