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v in Braille


V

V equals 5 in Roman numerals.


variable

A variable is an unknown or placeholder in an algebraic expression. For example, in 2x+y, x and y are variables.
vector
A vector is a number (a magnitude) together with a direction (compare with scalar). A vector can be represented by an arrow whose length represents the magnitude and whoses direction represents the direction of the vector. For example, velocity is a vector; velocity tells you how fast something is traveling, and its direction.


Venn diagram

A Venn diagram is a diagram that uses overlapping circles to show relationships among sets of things.


vertex

A vertex of an angle is the point at which the two sides of the angle meet. A vertex of a polygon is a point at which two of the sides meet. A vertex of a polyhedron is a point at which 3 or more faces meet.
ObjectVolume
Cube(length of side)3
Rectangular prismlength x width x height
Sphere(4/3)πr3
Cylinderπr2(height of cylinder)
Cone(1/3)πr2(height of cone)
Square-base Pyramid(1/3)base2(height of pyramid)

volume

Volume is a measure of 3-dimensional space expressed in cubic units.

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Number Line Fractions Decimals Graphs Measurement Rounding

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