 T is an interesting letter for math-related words. From Table to Tangent and Triangle, there are a bunch of commonly used and useful words.

To help you out, I’ve put together a list of some of the most commonly use math word starting with T:

Table – lists of numbers showing the results of a calculation with varying arguments.

Take Away – to take one quantity away from another.

Taller – of great or more than average height, especially (with reference to an object) relative to width.

Tally Table – representation of the data in the form of vertical lines.

Tangent – a straight line which touches the circle at only one point.

Tanh – Tanh is the hyperbolic tangent function, which is the hyperbolic analogue of the Tan circular function used throughout trigonometry.

Tenths – constituting number ten in a sequence; 10th.

Term – a single mathematical expression.

Ternary – an n-ary operation with n = 3.

Tetrahedron – a polyhedron with four sides.

Theorem – a general proposition not self-evident but proved by a chain of reasoning; a truth established by means of accepted truths.

Theory – a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.

Thousandths – a thousandth part, especially of one (1/1000).

Three-Dimensional Figures – solid shapes that have three dimensions including length, depth and width.

Times Tables – a list that shows the results of multiplying certain numbers.

Ton – A metric unit for measuring mass.

Trapezoid – a quadrilateral with one pair of opposite sides parallel.

Trial And Error – a problem solving method in which multiple attempts are made to reach a solution.

Triangle – a shape consisting of three lines and sides.

Truncated – to chop off the decimal portion of a number.

Two-Dimensional Figures – 2-dimensional (2D) shapes have only two dimensions, length and width.

Types Of Angles – a measure of the inclination of one line or surface with respect to another.

Types Of Fractions – a numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).

I hope you found the words you were looking for from the list above.

This isn’t an exhaustive list, if there are any math words starting with the letter T that you would like added to the list, please leave me a comment below.

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