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macaulay duration

magic sumthe weighted average term to maturity of the cash flows from a bond

magnitudesum of numbers in any row, column, or diagonal of the magic square

maintenance costthe size, extent, or importance of something

makehams formulaThe cost of any repairs and maintenance that are necessary to preserve a fixed asset's working condition

map scalean actuarial formula expressing the present value of a payment stream in terms of its repayments instead of the payments themselves

map scalehe ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground

marginthe relationship between a distance on a map and the corresponding distance on the earth

margin of errorthe current level of an activity

markdowna statistic expressing the amount of random sampling error in the results of a survey.

σ_{p}+ z-score

markethow much less a companys selling price is than the amount the item costs the company.

markov chaina place where buyers and sellers can meet to facilitate the exchange or transaction of goods and services.

markupa stochastic model describing a sequence of possible events in which the probability of each event depends only on the state attained in the previous event.

masshow much more a companys selling price is than the amount the item costs the company.

matrixa physical quantity of matter in an object. Mass is measured in terms of the weight of a body.

maximuma rectangular array of numbers or symbols which are generally arranged in rows and columns

mcnemar testthe greatest or highest amount possible or attained

md5used to determine if there are differences on a dichotomous dependent variable between two related groups.

meanMD5 (message-digest algorithm) hashing algorithm is a one-way cryptographic function that accepts a message of any length as input and returns as output a fixed-length digest value to be used for authenticating the original message

mean absolute deviationA statistical measurement also known as the average

mean absolute percentage deviationthe average distance between each data point and the mean

mean absolute percentage errora measure of prediction accuracy of a forecasting method in statistics

mean percentage errora measure of prediction accuracy of a forecasting method in statistics.

measurethe computed average of percentage errors by which forecasts of a model differ from actual values of the quantity being forecast.

medianestimate or assess the extent, quality, value, or effect of (something).

median absolute deviationthe value separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample,

megabytea robust measure of the variability of a univariate sample of quantitative data

megahertza multiple of the unit byte for digital information

mensurationone million hertz

meshthe act of measuring; measurement

metaphoneA description of an object by a collection of small simple shapes

metera phonetic algorithm, published by Lawrence Philips in 1990, for indexing words by their English pronunciation

meterthe primary unit of length in the International System of Units

microgramthe basic unit of length in the SI system of units. The meter is defined to be the distance light travels through a vacuum in exactly 1/299792458 seconds. An interesting effect of the definition of the meter this way is that it fixes the speed of light in a vacuum to the exact value of 299,792,458 m/s.

microliterone millionth of a gram.

micrometerone millionth of a liter.

microsecondmetric unit of measure for length equal to 0.001 mm

midpointa unit of time in the International System of Units equal to one millionth of a second

mileagethe middle point of a line segment. It is equidistant from both endpoints. It bisects the segment.

military phonetic alphabeta number of miles traveled or covered.

military timea set of 26 words that are used to spell out letters when communicating over the radio or telephon

milleniumtime is based on a 24 hour clock

millihertzperiod of a thousand years,

milliliterA unit equal to one-thousandth of a cycle per second.

millimeterone thousandth of a liter

millisecondone thousandth of a meter

minimuma unit of time in the International System of Units equal to one thousandth of a second and to 1000 microseconds

minutethe least or lowest amount possible or attained

missing averageUnit of time equal to 60 seconds

mixed numberA score or rank required to reach a certain average

mixturea number consisting of an integer and a proper fraction.

mnemonica substance made by mixing other substances together.

modea device such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations that assists in remembering something

Examples include ROYGBIV or Rainbow Colors

modified internal rate of returnthe number that occurs the most in a number set

modified payback perioda financial measure of an investment's attractiveness. MIRR

modular exponentiationYear in which the cumulative positive cash flows from investment exceed the total negative cash flows

modulusthe remainder when an integer b (the base) is raised to the power e (the exponent), and divided by a positive integer m (the modulus)

modus ponensthe remainder of a division, after one number is divided by another.

a mod b

modus tollensIf conditional statement if p then q

p --> q

momentIf conditional statement if not p then not q

!p --> !q

moment generating functiona function are quantitative measures related to the shape of the functions graph

moment of inertiathe expectation of a function of the random variable

momentumquantitative measure of the rotational inertia of a body

moneythe quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.

money multiplierAny item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes

monomialA one-dollar increase in the monetary base causes the money supply to increase by more than one dollar. The increase in the money supply is the money multiplier.

monte carlo simulationa polynomial which has only one term. Constants and variables are monomials as well as one term polynomials

montha model used to predict the probability of a variety of outcomes when the potential for random variables is present.

morse codea unit of time, used with calendars, that is approximately as long as a natural orbital period of the Moon

mortalitymethod used in telecommunication to encode text characters as standardized sequences of two different signal durations, called dots and dashes, or dits and dahs. Morse code is named after Samuel Morse, one of the inventors of the telegraph.

mortgagea measure of the number of deaths in a particular population, scaled to the size of that population, per unit of time.

mosteller formulaan agreement between you and a lender that allows you to borrow money to purchase or refinance a home and gives the lender the right to take your property if you fail to repay the money you have borrowed.

muUsed in BMI, square root of the height (cm) multiplied by the weight (kg) divided by 3600

muliplication equalityA letter of the greek alphabet used for math notation.

Μ μ

mulitiplication tablewhen we multiply both sides of an equation by the same number, the two sides remain equal

mulitiplicative inversea table showing multiples of a number

multifactoriala number which when multiplied by x yields the multiplicative identity, 1

multinomial distributiongeneralisation of a factorial in which each element to be multiplied differs from the next by an integer

multiplea generalization of the binomial distribution.

multiplicationthe product of any quantity and an integer

multiplication arraymath operation involving the product of elements

multiplication comparisonan arrangement of rows or columns that matches a multiplication equation

multiplication property of inequalitya process or method in which one can determine whether a number is smaller, greater, or equal to another the product of two other numbers according to their values.

multiplication tableswe can multiply or divide both sides of the inequality by the same number and get an equivalent inequality

multiplicative comparisona table showing multiples of a number

multiplicative identitycomparing two things together that need to be multiplied.

multiplymultiplying any number by 1 returns the number

multiplyingto add equal groups

*

to increase in number especially greatly or in multiples