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Math Glossary Letter P
palindrome
A word or phrase which reads the same forwards or backwards
parabola
parallel
parallel planes
parallel resistors
parallelogram
parametric equation
parity
partial quotient
partial sum
partition
partitioned intervals
pascals triangle
payback period
pearsons skewness coefficient
pedmas
pedometer
pemdas
penny
pentagon
pentagonal numbers
percent
percent math
percent off
percentage of completion
percentage of the pie
percentile
perfect numbers
perimeter
The distance around a shape or object
perimeter of a hexagon
perimeter of a pentagon
perimeter of a polygon
perimeter of a rectangle
perimeter of a rhombus
perimeter of a square
perimeter of a trapezoid
periodic charge
periodic rate of return
periodic table
permutation
perpendicular
two lines which form a right angle
perpetuity
An infinite stream of payments
perpetuity due
An infinite stream of payments occurring at the beginning of each payment period.

Present Value = P/d
perpetuity immediate
An infinite stream of payments occurring at the end of each payment period.

Present Value = P/i
petabyte
phone number
phonetic algorithm
photon
physics
piecewise constant interpolation
pint
place value
plane equation
point
point and a line
point estimate
point slope form
poisson distribution
poker
polar coordinate
polar form
polygon
A plane figure bounded by a set of straight lines
polynomial
polynomial expansion
polynomial interpolation
polynomial long division
polynomial multiplication
polynomial subtraction
pool
portfolio
portfolio rate of return
positive difference
postulate
A statement accepted as true without proof
power set
practical method
prealgebra
precalculus
precision
present value
pressure
pressure law
price
price elasticity
prime factorization
prime numbers
Positive numbers with no other factors but 1 and the number itself
prime power decomposition
Factoring a number down to a product of primes
primitive root
principal
The amount borrowed on a loan, before interest is charged
probability
probability density function
profit
The amount of money left over after paying costs/expenses

Revenue - Cost
profit margin
profitability index
program
pronumeral
Also known as a variable.
property
proportion
proportion sample size
punnett square
put call parity
put option
put price
puzzle
pyramid
pythagorean theorem