Math Dictionary-Q

Math Dictionary-Q deals with words starting with the letter Q

In this page we are going to deal with the words in math which start starting with the letter Q. We have many words in math which start with the letter “Q”. Now , we are going to consider the following words in math which start with the letter “Q”.


When we see the above words which start with letter "Q", we feel ourselves that we already know those words or they are much familiar to us.

But here, the thing is, how these words are going to be meant in the subject math. In the subject of math,when we just know these words without having more details about them, it is bit difficult to learn some of the concepts which are completely based on these words. For having very well understanding of the concepts those are completely based on these words, we must be knowing more details about those words which start with the letter “Q” . Here are some of the words in this page Dictionary-Q

Math dictionary-q words are as follows:


    Another name for quadrilateral.


    A sector one quarter of a circle , or sector of a two dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

    Quadratic equation A polynomial with second degree is called quadratic equation. General form: ax²+bx+c=0, where a,b and c are real.


    A polygon with four sides and four angles. Square, rectangle, rhombus, parallelogram, kite, trapezium all are some forms of quadrilaterals.

More words on  math dictionary-q are as follows:


A number four times greater as another. That is to multiply or increase by four times.


Descriptions or distinctions based on some qualities or characters.


A particular or infinite amount of anything.Example: A small quantity of milk.


One fourth of a quantity. One fourth of Canadian and American dollar. It has been written as 1/4.


Polynomial of degree 4 is called quartic. Example:4x⁴-3x³+2x²-x+6.


In statistics, quartiles are the three points that divide the data into four equal parts. Median, lower quartile and upper quartile are those three points.


A polynomial(function) of degree 5 is called quintic function. Example: x⁵-x⁴+x³+x²-x+3.


The result of division. The number of times one quantity is contained in another. Example: The quotient of of 6 divided by 3 is 2.

Quadratic equation If the highest power of the variable in any equation is 2.Then we can that equation is quadratic equation.The general form of any quadratic equation is ax² + bx + c = 0


From a set of data, the 20th and 80th percentiles are called the quintiles.


Multiplying any number by a factor of 5.

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