Pronunciation: /ˈbaʊn.dri/ Explain
In general, the word boundary refers to the part of a
math object between things that are part of the math object and things that are
not part of the math object. For more specific information, see one of the following
- Geometry - A
of a geometric figure is the set of points between the interior of the figure
and the exterior of the figure.
of numbers - A boundary of a set of numbers
is either a
least upper bound,
or a greatest lower bound. A least upper bound is the least number that
is greater than or equal to all numbers in the set. A
greatest lower bound
is the greatest number that is less than or equal to all numbers in the set.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, boundary. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 27. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- McAdams, David E.. Bound. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 6/21/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/bound.html.
- McAdams, David E.. Set. allmathwords.org. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 6/22/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/s/set.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Boundary. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/boundary.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
6/22/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
5/5/2011: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)