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 that expressed using 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.
References
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, bi. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 25. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Bi. 4/12/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/bi.html.
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