Discover a comprehensive list of math words that start with the letter “N” to enhance your mathematical vocabulary and knowledge.

- Null – Having zero value.
- Number – A mathematical object used to count, measure, and label.
- Numeral – A symbol or group of symbols that represents a number.
- Numerator – The top part of a fraction.
- Negative – Less than zero.
- Natural Number – A positive integer.
**Nonagon – A nine-**sided polygon.- Nth Term – The position of a term in a sequence.
**Normal Distribution – A bell-**shaped frequency distribution curve.- Null Matrix – A matrix in which all elements are zero.
- Nonlinear – Not in a straight line.
**Non-**Euclidean Geometry – Geometry that is not based on Euclid’s axioms.- Node – A point in a network or graph.
- Norm – A function that assigns a strictly positive length or size to all vectors in a vector space.
**Newton’s Method – A root-**finding algorithm.- Nested Interval – A sequence of intervals where each interval is contained within the previous one.
- Number Line – A line on which each point corresponds to a real number.
- Null Set – A set with no elements.
- Nominal Scale – A scale used for labeling variables without any quantitative value.
**Non-**Standard Analysis – A branch of mathematics that formulates calculus using a rigorous notion of an infinitesimal number.- Null Hypothesis – A general statement or default position that there is no relationship between two measured phenomena.
- Numerical Analysis – The study of algorithms that use numerical approximation.
- Normal Form – A standardized way of presenting some mathematical object.
- Network Theory – The study of graphs as a representation of relationships.
- Nonconvex Optimization – Optimization of functions that are not convex.
- Nodal Analysis – A method in circuit analysis for finding voltage.
**Non-**Negative – Greater than or equal to zero.- Napier’s Constant – Another name for the mathematical constant e.
**Non-**Collinear – Points that do not lie on the same straight line.- Nyquist Criterion – A graphical technique for determining the stability of a dynamical system.
**Non-**Parametric – Not based on parameterized families of probability distributions.- Neperian Logarithm – Another term for the natural logarithm.
- Number Theory – The branch of mathematics concerned with properties of numbers.
- Nash Equilibrium – A concept in game theory.
**Net – A two-**dimensional pattern that can be folded to form a three-dimensional figure.**Non-**Euclidean Space – A space in which Euclidean geometry does not apply.- Numerical Coefficient – A constant multiplied by a variable within a term.
- Nontrivial – Not simple or obviously easy; requires thought.
- Neper’s Bones – A manually operated calculating device created by John Napier.
- Normal Vector – A vector that is perpendicular to a given surface.
- Normed Vector Space – A vector space with a function that assigns a positive length or size to each vector.
- Nullity – The dimension of the null space of a matrix.
- Nonlinear Equation – An equation for which the graph is not a straight line.
**Non-**Linear System – A system in which a change in input does not produce a proportional change in output.- Null Space – The set of all vectors that result in the zero vector when a specific matrix is applied to them.
- Numerical Method – Techniques by which mathematical problems are formulated so they can be solved with arithmetic operations.
- Neumann Boundary Condition – A type of boundary condition used in solving differential equations.
**Non-**Associative – Operations for which the order of operations does change the result.- Nexus – A connection or series of connections in a network.
**Nonagon Diagonal – A diagonal within a nine-**sided polygon.- Negative Reciprocity – Relationship between two quantities in which one increases while the other decreases.
- Negative Skew – A distribution where most values are concentrated on the right.
- Node Degree – The number of edges incident to a node.
- Nonlinear Programming – The process of solving optimization problems where the objective function or constraints are nonlinear.
**Non-**Invertible – Not having an inverse.**Non-**Zero – Any value that is not zero.**Norm-**Restricted – Constrained by a specific norm.**Non-**Integer – A number that is not a whole number.- Nonstandard Model – A mathematical model that does not conform to the standard axioms.
- Nonhomogeneous – Not uniform or consistent in structure.
- Numerical Differentiation – Approximating the derivative of a function using discrete data.
- Numerical Integration – Approximating the integral of a function using discrete data.
- Naive Set Theory – The original form of set theory developed by Cantor.
**Non-**Negative Integer – An integer that is zero or positive.- Nonlinear Dynamics – The study of systems governed by equations more complex than linear differential equations.
**Bijection – A one-**to-one correspondence between elements of two sets.- Nekrasov Method – A numerical technique in hydrodynamics.
**Numeric Algorithm – A step-**by-step procedure for calculations.**Non-**Isomorphic – Not structurally the same.- Nine’s Complement – Used in the decimal subtraction algorithm.
- Normed Field – A field with a norm satisfying the multiplicative property.
- Number Pyramid – A triangular arrangement of numbers.
- Nearest Neighbor – The closest point or object in space.
- Numerical Sequencing – Arranging numbers in a particular order.
**Non-**Repeating Decimal – A decimal that does not have repeating digits.**Non-**Unitary Matrix – A matrix not preserving the inner product.**Non-**Primitive Root – An element in modular arithmetic that is not a primitive root.- Natural Logarithm – The logarithm to the base e.
- Niven Numbers – Integers divisible by the sum of their digits.
**Non-**Singular Matrix – A matrix with a non-zero determinant.- Network Flow – The study of the flow of items through a network.
**Non-**Square Matrix – A matrix that does not have the same number of rows and columns.**Newton-**Raphson – An iterative numerical method to find roots of a real-valued function.- Nested Sum – A sum within another sum.
- Nippy Numbers – Numbers that have distinctive properties.