## Pre Algebra Academic Vocabulary Flash Cards

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# Pre Algebra Academic Vocabulary Flash Cards

 integerThe set of whole numbers and their opposites
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#### Definitions

integer The set of whole numbers and their opposites
factor A number that is multiplied by another number to get a product
absolute value The distance from 0 on a numberline
scatter plot A graph with points plotted to show a possible relationship between two sets of data
ordered pairs A pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plane or grid
variable A letter used to represent a number
proportion an equation that states that two ratios or fractions are equal
evaluate/solve to find an answer or a solution
function An input - output relationship that has exactly one output for each input
order of operations Rules describing what sequence to use in evaluating expressions
term The parts of an expression that are to be added or subtracted
expression A math phrase that contains operations, numbers, and/or variables
perpendicular Lines that intersect at right angles
equation A math sentence that shows two expressions are equal
measures of central tendency Includiing mean, median, mode, and range
radius A line segment with one endpoint at the center of a circle and the other endpoint on the circle
constant A value that does not change
corresponding The relationship between two or more objects that are matched
stem-and-leaf plot A graph used to organize and display data so that frequencies can be compared.
diameter A line segment that passes through the center of a circle and has endpoints on the circle
congruent Having the same size and shape
parallel Lines that do not intersect
probability A number from 0 to 1 or 0% to 100% that describes how likely an event is to occur
consecutive one after the other
slope A measure of the steepness of a line on a graph; rise/run; y=mx+b
box-and-whisker plot A graph that displays the highest and lowest numbers of a data set as whiskers, the middle two quarters as a box, and the median
simplify/reduce Combine like terms and apply properties to an expression to make computation easier; to put in simplest form
distributive property of multiplication When you multiply a sum by a number, you will get the same result if you multiply each addend by that same number
ratio A comparison of two numbers by division
multiple The product of any number and that number is a multiple of that number

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