Bi
Pronunciation: /baÉª/ Explain
The prefix 'bi' means two. Some mathematical words that use this
prefix are:
- biconditional: A condition that goes two ways.
- bifurcate: To divide into two parts.
- binary: Having two parts.
- binary set: A
set
with
exactly
two elements. An example of a binary set is the set of truth values: { false, true }.
- binary number:
A number with exactly two digits { 0, 1 }. A binary number
is also called a base 2 number.
- binary operation: An operation that takes exactly two operands, such as addition.
- binomial: A polynomial with exactly two terms such as 3x - 4y^{2}.
- bisect: To divide into two equal parts.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Bi. 6/19/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/bi.html.
Revision History
6/22/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
1/8/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
6/24/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)