Math Definitions - Letter P

Point of Sale (POS)

Definition of Point of Sale (POS)

Definition of Point of Sale (POS)

A point of sale (POS) is a place where you buy things, like a supermarket, department store or corner shop.

You will often see a sign saying "EFTPOS" at a shop. This stands for "Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale", and means you transfer your money electronically to the shop's bank account when you buy something.


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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