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Math Definitions - Letter N


Definition of Numeral

Definition of Numeral

A numeral is a symbol or a name that lets us talk about the idea of a number. Numerals are made up of digits (the symbols \(0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9\).

For example, 17, -36 and "three hundred and ninety-six" are all numerals.


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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