Math Definitions - Letter P


Definition of Pentomino

Definition of Pentomino

A pentomino is a shape made by joining five squares of the same size. Only the edges of the squares can be connected to form a pentomino.

There are 12 different possible ways of forming a pentomino. The picture shows each of them.


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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