Constant - Mathematics

Mathematics

  • Mathematical constant, a number that arises naturally in mathematics, such as π or e
  • Constant (mathematics), a value that does not change
  • Constant term, of a polynomial (the term of degree 0)
  • Constant of integration, a free parameter arising in integration

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