Skip to main content Skip to Search Box
232 Topic Pages Found in Mathematics & Statistics
Details List
All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z
Open Apollonius, of Perga
Apollonius, of Perga

Place : Greece Subject : biography, maths and statistics Greek mathematician whose treatise on conic sections represents the final flowering of Greek

Open Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853
Arago, F. (François), 1786-1853

Place : France Subject : biography, physics French scientist who made contributions to the development of many areas of physics and astronomy, the

Open Area measurement
Area measurement

The amount of space that a closed polygon encloses is the area of the polygon. Area is measured in “square units.” In other words, the square is the

Open Arithmetic

Branch of mathematics concerned with the study of numbers and their properties. The fundamental operations of arithmetic are addition, subtraction,

Open Arithmetic mean
Arithmetic mean

The mean is a parameter that measures the central location of the distribution of a random variable and is an important statistic that is widely

Arithmetic progression

A sequence in which each term (except the first) differs from the previous one by a constant amount, the common difference . If the first term is a

Open Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694
Arnauld, Antoine, 1612-1694

A French Roman Catholic theologian and philosopher. Arnauld was born in Paris into a family associated with Jansenism. Angelique Arnauld, his sister,

Open Artin, Emil, 1898-1962
Artin, Emil, 1898-1962

Austrian mathematician. Artin, who made important contributions to the development of class field theory and the theory of hypercomplex numbers, was

Open Averroës, 1126-1198
Averroës, 1126-1198

Averroës was born into a learned Cordoban family of judges only a few years after the death of al-Ghazalt, the Iranian exphilosopher who wrote The

Open Axioms

in mathematics and logic, general statement accepted without proof as the basis for logically deducing other statements (theorems). Examples of axioms