### Glossary

**Mathematics**, aka **Math** (North America), **Maths** (UK and elsewhere)**:** A discipline made up of lots of sub-branches, including

**Geometry:** the branch concerned with space, shape and distance, including
**Trigonometry:** the branch concerned particularly with triangles, their sides and angles.

**Calculus:** the branch concerned with differentiation and integration.
**Mechanics:** technically part of Physics, but the application of Maths to physical entities, motion and forces (speed, acceleration, etc).
**Probability:** the branch concerned with chance.
**Statistics:** the branch concerned with analysis and interpretation of data.
**Arithmetic:** the small branch concerned with the basic operations on numbers.
**Algebra:** the branch concerned with operations (potentially on variables) and relations.

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