IN MATH: 1. n. a picture or illustration. EX. The figure was printed in black and red. 2. n. a number. EX. What figure did you get? 3. v. an idiom for to compute, solve, determine, "work out". EX. Can you figure this out?
IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined in 1, 2, 3, above. 4. a shape or silhouette. EX. She has a beautiful figure.
APPLICATION: See list 0.
1. Which geometric figure above depicts an isosceles right triangle?
2. Figure out the area of a 3-4-5 right triangle.
See above definition 3 in FIGURE.
This is a page from the dictionary MATH SPOKEN HERE!, published in 1995 by MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS, inc., ISBN: 0-9623593-5-1. You are hereby granted permission to make ONE printed copy of this page and its picture(s) for your PERSONAL and not-for-profit use.