# Vocabulary for Describing Mathematics and Statistics

- Algebra: A branch of mathematics that deals with mathematical symbols and the rules for manipulating those symbols.
- Analysis: A branch of mathematics that deals with the theory of limits and the differentiation and integration of functions.
- Calculus: A branch of mathematics that deals with rates of change and slopes of curves and the analysis of optimization problems.
- Combinatorics: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of finite or countable discrete structures.
- Geometry: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of space, size, and shapes of objects and their relative positions.
- Logic: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of reasoning and argumentation, and the concept of valid and invalid arguments.
- Number theory: A branch of mathematics that deals with the properties and relationships of numbers and the theory of integers.
- Probability: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of random events and the probability of their occurrence.
- Set theory: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of sets, collections of objects, and their properties and relationships.
- Statistics: A branch of mathematics that deals with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data.
- Trigonometry: A branch of mathematics that deals with the relationships between the angles and sides of triangles and the study of circular functions.
- Vector calculus: A branch of mathematics that deals with the study of multivariable calculus, particularly in the context of vectors and their properties.

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