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Accuracy
The _____ of a measurement is how close it comes to the actual quantity being measured.
Cubic Units
To measure volume and capacity (the space inside an object) we use _________ units.
Data
When gathering information for research we say we are collecting _____.
Digit
A single number between 0 and 9, occurring either alone or in a larger number, is called a ____.
Domain Of A Function
This is the set of x-values or of the independent variable(s) for which a function or relation is defined.
English Unit System
This is a mix of the American customary unit system and the British imperial system. This is a non-metric unit system.
Formula
An expression used to calculate a desired result is called a ____.
Function
In this relationship between two quantities, for each input there is exactly one output.
Metric
The meter, the gram, and the liter are all examples of ___ units. This system of measurement was first devised in post-Revolutionary France.
Model
A function which is used to represent a problem, and which can be used to solve the problem, is called a ____.
Precision
The consistency of repeated measurement, often expressed by the number of decimal places, is called a measurement\'s ______.
Significant
Numerals in a number which are either nonzero, or are zeros which do not serve merely as placeholders are called ___ digits.
Square Units
Area (the space inside a plane figure, like a triangle or circle) is measured using __________.
Translate
To solve a problem, we often _________ the given information into algebraic expressions and equations.
Unit
A fixed amount used as a standard of measurement is called a ___.
Variable
A letter or symbol that is used to represent a number is called a ___.
Coefficient
This is the number part when a number and a variable are multiplied together in a term.
Constant Term
This is the term in a polynomial without a variable.
Equivalent
Expressions that simplify to the same expression are called ____.
Expression
A mathematical term that does not include an equal or inequality sign is called an _____.
Leading Coefficient
The coefficient of first term of a polynomial written in standard (descending order) form is called the ____.
Model
A function which is used to represent a problem, and which can be used to solve the problem, is called a ____.
Monomial
This is one term that is expressed as a real number, a variable, a product, or quotient of a variable and real number.
Operations
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division are all called ____.
Product
The result after multiplying a set of numbers or algebraic expressions is called the ___.
Quantity
This is a determined or estimated amount of something.
Simplify
When we rewrite an expression so that it has no grouping symbols and all of the like terms have been combined, we ___ it.
Sum
The result after adding a set of numbers or algebraic expressions is called a ___.
Binomial
This is a polynomial with two terms.
Closed
A set is _________ under an operation (such as addition, etc) if any two elements of that set always generate another element IN the set, when the operation is performed on them.
Combined
A word that means something has been added.
Degree
The largest exponent in a polynomial is called its _____.
Like
Terms that have the same variables raised to the same powers are called ___ terms.
Quadratic
A polynomial that has a degree of 2 is called ___.
Trinomial
This is a polynomial with three terms which are not like terms.
Exponent
This is the power to which a number is raised, or the number of times it is multiplied by itself.
Index
The ______ of a radical expression is the number indicating which root (square root, cube root, etc.) is meant.
Integers
These numbers are either whole numbers, or the negatives of whole numbers. They are called ______.
Irrational Numbers
These are numbers that cannot be written as fractions, numbers with decimals that do not end or repeat.
Negative Exponent
The rule which allows us to change the sign of an exponent is called the ____ rule.
Perfect Square
A number whose square roots are integers or quotients of integers.
Power
The number to which a base is raised to is called the ___. This tells you how many times to multiply the base together.
Radical Expression
An expression containing a square (or higher) root is called a _____ expression.
Radical Sign
The symbol for a square root is called the ______.
Radicand
The number or expression inside a radical symbol.
Rational Exponents
An exponent which is a fraction is called a ______ exponent.
Rational Number
A number that can be written as a fraction of two integers is called a ___. It has a decimal representation that terminates or repeats.
Real Numbers
The set of all numbers, including all rational and irrational numbers.
Repeating
This is a decimal number which never ends, but whose digits after the decimal point come in a predictable pattern.
Terminating
A decimal number which ends after a finite number of digits after the decimal point is called a _______ decimal.
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