# Mathematics

### Percentile vs Percentage

 The two terms Percentile and Percentage are actually interrelated. A percentage is a calculation that depicts a ratio of something out of a 100. A percentile is a measure that indicates the value below which a...

### Section vs Cross Section

 The primary difference between a Section and a Cross Section is that a section refers to the ‘cutting of a solid by or along a plane’, whereas a cross section refers to the surface or the shape that is exposed...

### Cardinal vs Ordinal vs Nominal Numbers

 Cardinal is used to count or indicate how many. Ordinal numbers are words that represent rank and order in a set. Nominal numbers are basically number that are used to identify something.

### Different Types of Shapes

 Geometrical shapes cover all basic shapes like lines, closed shapes and simple curves. Commonly shapes are divided into three categories – 1, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes.

### Kilometers vs Miles

 Kilometer and mile are two different units of measurement of distances. One kilometer is equivalent to 0.621 miles.