# Math Dictionary b

This page is about math dictionary b.In this section we try to cover all the words started with letter b and which has some mathematical meaning.

**B**

**Bar graph :**It is a pictorial representation of the numerical data by a number of bars ( rectangles).

**Base :**Any side or face of a geometric figure to which an altitude is drawn.

**Base of trapezoid :**There are two bases in trapezoid. These bases are opposite and parallel to each other.

**Beta:**It is a Greek letter use to represent an angle.

**Betweeness:**A point B is between points A and C if and only if AB + BC = AC .

**Bi-conditional :**A statement formed by the conjunction of a conditional statement and its converse; a statement that can be written in

"if and only if" form; a definition can always be written as a bi-conditional statement.

**Billion :**It is a number which contains 9 digits. Example 1 billion = 1,000,000,000.

**Binary number system :**The number system that uses only 0's and 1's.

**Binomial :**A polynomial with two terms which are not like terms.

**Binomial theorem :**The theorem that tells how to expand the expression

(a + b)

^{n}.

**Bisect:**Cut into two congruent halves.

**BODMAS :**It is used in order of operations. B->bracket; O-> of; D->division; M-> multiplication; A->addition and S->Subtraction.

**Box :**A box shape in three dimensional space is also known as Cuboid or Rectangular prism.

**Braces :**The symbols { and } which are used to indicate sets.

**Box and whisker :**It is used in statistics using quartiles and median.

**Brackets:**The symbols [ and ].

**Breadth:**Distance across from side to side. It is also called as "width".

**Business Math:**It is also known as commercial math. It includes percent,discount, simple interest, compound interest etc.

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