Math Definitions - Letter L


Definition of Least

Definition of Least

We say something is the least if it is the smallest out of a group of things.

For example, the least element of the set \(\{17,23,9,2,11\}\) is \(2\).

The least expensive entree on the menu on the left is Edamame (boiled green soybeans), which costs \$5.50.


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 L

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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