Bi
Pronunciation: /baɪ/ ?
The prefix 'bi' means two.^{[1]} 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 +.
- binomial: A polynomial with exactly two terms such as 3x - 4y^{2}.
- bisect: To divide into two equal parts.
References
- bi-. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=bi&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
Cite this article as:
Bi. 2010-01-08. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/bi.html.
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2010-01-08: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-06-24: Initial version (McAdams, David.)