Online Math Dictionary: P

Easy to understand math definitions for K-Algebra mathematics
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parabola parallel parallelogram
Pascal's triangle pentagon pentagram
percent perimeter permutations
perpendicular pi piecewise function
point polygon polyhedron
polynomial positive numbers prime
prism probability product
proof proper fraction proportion
pyramid Pythagorean Identities Pythagorean Theorem
Pythagorean triples    


The formula for the standard parabola is
For more info and examples, check out myParabola lesson.
For graphing parabolas, check out my Graphing Parabolas lessons (first in a series).


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Two lines (lying in the same plane) are parallel if they never intersect...  This means that the two lines are always the same distance apart.

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parallelogram is a quadrilateral (a four sidedpolygon) where both pairs of opposite sides are parallel.
For more info, check out Properties of Parallelograms.