Math Dictionary-C

Math Dictionary-C deals with words starting with C



    An electronic device which does mathematical calculations accurately with a great speed.

    Calculus Branch of mathematics dealing with derivatives and integrals. The study of motion in which change of values are discussed.


    A diagram which shows about the current date and month.


    The amount a container holds. For example Capacity of a container or tanker.

    Cardinal number

    Cardinal number is the number that denotes quantity of something.

    Cartesian coordinates:

    An ordered pair of real numbers which denotes the location of a point on a graph.

Math dictionary-c also deals with the following words.

Cartesian plane:

A set of all Cartesian points. It consists of two direct lines that perpendicularly intersect at their respective zeros. The horizontal line is x axis and the vertical line is y axis. The point of intersection is called orgin


Celsius is a temperature scale which is used to tell about the temperature of the body. It is often written as C. Water boils at 100C and becomes ice(freezes) at 0C.


Census is the systematic procedure of collecting all information about a population.


Cent is the smallest value of money in some countries. In Australia, Canada and US 100 cents makes one dollar.

Center (or) centre

Middle part of an object.


Centigrade is another name for Celsius.


A unit of measuring length in metric system. One hundredth of a meter is one centimeter.


Centroid is the center of an object at which the object is perfectly balanced.


Century is a Latin word, denoting 100 consecutive years.


A straight line joining two points on the circumference of the circle.


Circle is a closed curve in which all the points on the curve lie at a equal distance from the fixed point called as the center.


Circumcentre of a triangle is the point of intersection of the bisectors of the sides of the triangle.

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Quote on Mathematics

“Mathematics, without this we can do nothing in our life. Each and everything around us is math.

Math is not only solving problems and finding solutions and it is also doing many things in our day to day life. They are:

It subtracts sadness and adds happiness in our life.

It divides sorrow and multiplies forgiveness and love.

Some people would not be able accept that the subject Math is easy to understand. That is because; they are unable to realize how the life is complicated. The problems in the subject Math are easier to solve than the problems in our real life. When we people are able to solve all the problems in the complicated life, why can we not solve the simple math problems?

Many people think that the subject math is always complicated and it exists to make things from simple to complicate. But the real existence of the subject math is to make things from complicate to simple.”

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