Math Definitions - Letter H


Definition of Horizontal

Definition of Horizontal

Something is horizontal if it goes from side to side, rather than up and down.

Horizontal lines go from left to right, and are parallel to the horizon.

Vertical lines go up and down, and are at right angles to the horizon.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter H

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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