Symbols are used in all branches of math to represent a formula or procedure, express a condition or to denote a constant. The four basic operations are denoted by the following symbols: “+” implies addition, “-“ implies... More »

Infinity is the state or quality of being infinite, unending or endless. The infinity symbol is a visual representation of this meaning. Usually the infinity symbol is seen in mathematics, and it may represent an uncount... More »

In mathematical operations, "n" is a variable, and it is often found in equations for accounting, physics and arithmetic sequences. A variable is a letter or symbol that stands for a number and is used in mathematical ex... More »

"Digits" are the symbols or characters used to represent a number visually. A number like five contains one digit, whereas a number like 555 contains three digits. This is easily seen when they are written as numerals: 5... More »

A math equation writer is a program that allows the user to input numbers and symbols to obtain an output of a function that is properly formatted. Most computer programs like Microsoft Word do not allow the user to use ... More » Math Arithmetic

In mathematics, adding numbers, items or amounts produces a sum. The word also refers to a group of arithmetic problems given as a classroom assignment. As a verb, to sum is to find the total of added amounts. More »

Standard form refers to the simplest and clearest representation of a number, formula or equation. The specific standard form of a term or equation depends on what the subject is. More »