In geometry:

A line that intersects a curve in at least 2 points.

In trigonometry:

In a right angle triangle, the secant of an angle is the length of the hypotenuse divided by the length of the adjacent side.

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# Category: Math Words

## Secant

## Factoring

## Vinculum

In geometry:

A line that intersects a curve in at least 2 points.

In trigonometry:

In a right angle triangle, the secant of an angle is the length of the hypotenuse divided by the length of the adjacent side.

The process by which a mathematical expression is simplified into components, smaller and simpler, that when multiplied together result in the original expression.

Most commonly the horizontal line above the repetend in a decimal.

Previously, it was used to indicate a group of terms in a mathematical expression. This has been replaced with parentheses.

Repetend: a repeated number or series of numbers; similarly, it is also means a repeated word or phrase.