Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather Email jeather@iprimus.com.au A Maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather at www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com



Degree has many meanings in mathematics, including:
• a unit for measuring the size of an angle, symbol º
• a unit for measuring temperature, symbol º
• in algebra, the order of a polynomial.

EXAMPLES: angles chart, Celsius temperature scale,
degree of a polynomial.

angles chart

Degree of a polynomial

see here

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