Math Definitions - Letter N


Definition of Net

Definition of Net

In geometry, a net is a paper pattern that you can cut out and fold to build a model of a solid shape.

The picture on the left shows a net of a rectangular prism, and the solid that is formed once it has been folded.

In finance, net salary means the money that is left after all deductions such as tax, superannuation and union dues have been made.


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 N

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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