L

  • Latus rectum, of a parabola, 664665

  • LAUs (linear attenuation units), 534

  • Law of Universal Gravitation, 403, 408409

  • LCD (least common denominator), 5456

  • Leading coefficients, 31

    • of a polynomial function, 332

  • Leading entries, in matrices, 594

  • Leading term, 31

    • of a polynomial function, 332

  • Leading-term test, 337

  • Least common denominator (LCD), 5456

  • Least-squares line, 207209

  • Leibniz, Gottfried, 636

  • Leonardo da Vinci, 105

  • Leonardo of Pisa (Fibonacci), 720

  • Leontief, Wassily, 589

  • Leontief input-output model, 589, 599600, 628629

  • Libby, Willard Frank, 470

  • Liber abaci (Fibonacci), 720

  • Light, intensity and speed, 407

  • Like radicals, 6566

  • Like terms, 31

  • Limited sustainable maximum population (M), 475

  • Line(s), 198214

    • horizontal and vertical, ...

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