Math Definitions - Letter M


Definition of Minute

Definition of Minute

A minute is a short period of time.

There are \(60\) minutes in an hour, and \(60\) seconds in a minute.

The clock in the picture shows the time, \(4\) minutes to \(4\).


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 M

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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