Math Terms StartingWith Y

In this page math terms startingwith Y we are going to see definitions of mathematical terms starting with the letter "Y". We have listed out almost terms in math startingwith Y.In math also it is very important to know the meaning of many important words which are being used in the subject math.Each term is defined and examples are provided where ever it is necessary. Links are given for every words, by using this students can learn the meaning and its application more clearly.




Some time y represents a variable, or a linear function like y = m x + b which is a equation of a line.


The vertical axis in a coordinate plane


Second coordinate in any ordered pair(x,y). Also called as ordinate.

Y- intercept

Value of y when the curve crosses x axis. For y intercept the x value must be 0. That is x=0 for y intercept in the ordered pair


A unit of measure. A yard is nearly equal to 91.5cm. It is also equal to 3 feet.


A period of time in which the earth completes one revolution around the sun. A year consists of 365 days and a leap year consists of 366 days.

Y - z

y-z plane is simply defined as the plane formed by the y-axis and z-axis.