• Maclaurin, Colin, 140

  • Major axis of ellipse, 589

  • Matrix, 170, 440; elements of, 440; identity, 445; inverse, 446, 449; square, 440, zero, 440

  • Maximum points, 232

  • Maxwell, James, 345

  • Mean, 626

  • Median, 59, 626

  • Members of inequality, 471

  • Metric prefixes, 21

  • Metric system, 21

  • Midrange, 629

  • Minimum points, 232

  • Minor, 461

  • Minor axis of ellipse, 589

  • Minute (measure of angle), 114

  • Mode, 114, 318, 614, 628

  • Modulus of complex number, 354

  • Mohr’s circle, 583

  • Monomial, 30

  • Multiplication: of algebraic expressions, 33; of complex numbers, 349, 359; of fractions, 200; of matrices, 444; of radicals, 338; scalar, 442; of signed numbers, 8

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