Math Definitions - Letter P


Definition of Palindrome

Definition of Palindrome

A Palindrome is a word, sentence or number that reads the same forwards as it does backwards.

For example,

  • The word, "racecar" is a palindrome.
  • The sentence, "Was it a rat I saw?" is a palindrome (if you ignore the spaces and punctuation marks).
  • The number, "3245423" is a palindrome.


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 P

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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