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Greek Letters in Math and Science

There are several Greek letters used as variables and constants in math and science. Have you ever been confused by these symbols? Consider this an opportunity to learn what they stand for.


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#1   The Greek letter ____ is used to represent the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter.

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#2   What Greek letter is used to represent a change in a variable?

#3   The Greek letter rho (pronounced "row" as in "row your boat") is used to represent a wavelength.

#4   Many Greek letters are used in the names of particles in physics. Which of these is NOT a real particle?

#5   What SI (metric) unit is represented by Ω, an uppercase omega?

#6   Mu is the only Greek letter used as a symbol for an SI (metric) prefix.

#7   What Greek letter is used to represent density (mass per unit volume)?

#8   What mathematical constant is represented by φ, a lowercase phi?

#9   In math, what Greek letter represents a summation?

#10   In math, an uppercase pi represents a product.





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