**Approximate** — Ap*prox i*mate, a. [L. approximatus, p. p. of approximare to approach; ad + proximare to come near. See {Proximate}.] 1. Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling. [1913 Webster] 2. Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Approximate number system** — The approximate number system (ANS) is a hypothetical physiological basis for the intuitive number sense . As its name suggests, it only provides an approximate sense of number, and is not an accurate symbolic computation system. There is some… … Wikipedia

**Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Dates and numbers** — Shortcuts: WP:MOSNUM WP:DATE MOS:NUM This page is part of the Ma … Wikipedia

**Construction bidding** — is the process of submitting a proposal (tender) to undertake, or manage the undertaking of a construction project. The process starts with a construction estimate from blueprints and take offs. The tender is treated as an offer to do the work… … Wikipedia

**Million** — One million redirects here. For other uses, see One million (disambiguation). List of numbers – Integers 100000 1000000 10000000 Cardinal One million Abbreviation M Ordinal One millionth Roman numeral M … Wikipedia

**Universal probability bound** — A universal probability bound is a probabilistic threshold whose existence is asserted by William A. Dembski and is used by him in his works promoting intelligent design. It is defined as A degree of improbability below which a specified event of … Wikipedia

**Elemental cost planning** — is a system of Cost planning and Cost control, typically for buildings, which enables the cost of a scheme to be monitored during design development.It should : *Ensure that the tender amount is close to the first estimate, or that any likely… … Wikipedia

**History of algebra** — Elementary algebra is the branch of mathematics that deals with solving for the operands of arithmetic equations. Modern or abstract algebra has its origins as an abstraction of elementary algebra. Historians know that the earliest mathematical… … Wikipedia

**Normal distribution** — This article is about the univariate normal distribution. For normally distributed vectors, see Multivariate normal distribution. Probability density function The red line is the standard normal distribution Cumulative distribution function … Wikipedia

**mathematics** — /math euh mat iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. 2. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) mathematical procedures,… … Universalium