# Flashcards - Number Theory & Estimation

Flashcards - Number Theory & Estimation
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variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
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set
Set /sÉ›t/ or Seth is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion
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composite number
A composite number is a positive integer that can be formed by multiplying together two smaller positive integers
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composite number
A composite number is a positive integer that can be formed by multiplying together two smaller positive integers
set
Set /sÉ›t/ or Seth is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion
variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
prime number
A prime number is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself
the greatest common factor
In mathematics, the greatest common divisor of two or more integers, when at least one of them is not zero, is the largest positive integer that divides the numbers without a remainder
estimation
Estimation is the process of finding an estimate, or approximation, which is a value that is usable for some purpose even if input data may be incomplete, uncertain, or unstable

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