Math Definitions - Letter P


Definition of Property

Definition of Property

A property is a characteristic of an object.

Some examples of properties include colour, number of sides, height, weight, length, width, and so on.

For example, some properties of the shape in the picture are

  • It is green and yellow.
  • The outside is shaped like a star.
  • There is a small star in the centre.
  • The outside star has 5 points.


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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