- Algebraic form (homogeneous polynomial), which generalises quadratic forms to degrees 3 and more, also known as quantics or simply forms
- Bilinear form, on a vector space V over a field F is a mapping V × V → F that is linear in both arguments
- Differential form, a concept from differential topology that combines multilinear forms and smooth functions
- Indeterminate form, an algebraic expression that cannot be used to evaluate a limit
- Modular form, a (complex) analytic function on the upper half plane satisfying a certain kind of functional equation and growth condition
- Multilinear form, which generalises bilinear forms to mappings VN → F
- Quadratic form, a homogeneous polynomial of degree two in a number of variables
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