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The # sign is sometimes called the number sign or the pound sign. What is its official name? | |

A "millennium" is the Latin word for 1000 years. What is the Greek word? | |

In an addition problem, what is the math term for the numbers being added? (In 4 + 3 = 7, what do we call 4 and 3?) | |

What is the math term for the answer of an addition problem? (In 6 + 8 = 14, what do we call 14?) | |

What is the math term for the symbol > or < ? | |

What is the math term for the numeral 1 with a hundred zeros after it? | |

What is the math term for a triangle whose sides and angles are all equal? | |

What is the name for a four-sided two-dimensional figure? | |

What is the name for a six-pointed figure or star? | |

What is the name for the shortest line segment between two points in space? | |

What is the name for an angle measuring greater than 0 degrees but less than 90 degrees? | |

What is the name for an angle measuring greater than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees? | |

What is the name for cutting or dividing a line segment or an angle into two equal parts? | |

What is the name for a line segment which divides another line segment or an angle into two equal parts? | |

What is another name for a line of symmetry? | |

What is the name for a three-dimensional object with four faces (sides)? | |

What is the name for a three-dimensional object with six faces (sides)? | |

What is the name for a three-dimensional object with 20 faces (sides)? | |

What is the "mode" of a set of numbers? | |

What is the name for a step-by-step procedure for computing? | |

What is the name for an orderly arrangement of objects in rows and columns? | |

What is the name of the first number of an ordered pair of coordinates which locates a point on a plane? | |

What is the name for a system of numbers using only two numerals, usually 0 and 1, to express all numbers? | |

What is the name for the most distant point in an orbit? | |

What is the name for the closest point in an orbit? | |

What is the name for the highest point in relation to some line or plane? | |

What is the term for a unit of length used to express wavelengths of light? | |

What is the name of an instrument for showing the distance above sea level or land? | |

What is the term for the system of weights used in the U.S. and Great Britain (including ounces, pounds, hundredweights, and tons)? |

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