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**Map**— /map/, n. Walter, c1140 1209?, Welsh ecclesiastic, poet, and satirist. Also, Mapes /mayps, may peez/. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an… …92

**MAP**— See modified American plan. * * * I Graphic representation, drawn to scale and usually on a flat surface, of features usually geographic, geologic, or geopolitical of an area of the Earth or of any celestial body. Globes are maps represented on… …93

**Probability distribution**— This article is about probability distribution. For generalized functions in mathematical analysis, see Distribution (mathematics). For other uses, see Distribution (disambiguation). In probability theory, a probability mass, probability density …94

**Pythagorean triple**— A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive integers a , b , and c , such that a 2 + b 2 = c 2. Such a triple is commonly written ( a , b , c ), and a well known example is (3, 4, 5). If ( a , b , c ) is a Pythagorean triple, then so is ( ka …95

**Curvature**— In mathematics, curvature refers to any of a number of loosely related concepts in different areas of geometry. Intuitively, curvature is the amount by which a geometric object deviates from being flat, or straight in the case of a line, but this …96

**Wilson's theorem**— In mathematics, Wilson s theorem states that a natural number n > 1 is a prime number if and only if (see factorial and modular arithmetic for the notation). Contents 1 History 2 Proofs …97

**Hypergraph**— An example hypergraph, with X = {v1,v2,v3,v4,v5,v6,v7} and E = {e1,e2,e3,e4} = {{v1,v2,v3}, {v2,v3} …98

**Inversive geometry**— Not to be confused with Inversive ring geometry. In geometry, inversive geometry is the study of those properties of figures that are preserved by a generalization of a type of transformation of the Euclidean plane, called inversion. These… …99

**Marcus George Singer**— is an American philosopher, born in 1926. His works include Generalization in Ethics An essay in the Logic of Ethics, with the Rudiments of a System of Moral Philosophy (1961). Contents 1 Personal life 2 Works 3 References 4 …100

**Statistical syllogism**— A statistical syllogism is an inductive syllogism. Statistical syllogisms may use qualifying words like most , frequently , almost never , rarely , etc., or may have a statistical generalization as one or both of their premises. For example:… …