15 terms

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integer

any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero

absolute value

The distance a number is from zero on a number line

zero pair

a number and its opposite, which add to 0

negative integer

a whole number that is less than (to the left of) zero

positive integer

an integer that is greater than (to the right of) zero

mean

an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

mode

The number that occurs most often in a set of data

median

The middle number in a set of numbers that are listed in order

range

the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution

inverse

math operations that undo each other

reciprocal

one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2

proportion

an equation that states that two ratios are equal

ratio

a comparison of two numbers by division

opposite

two numbers the same distance from zero, with the same absolute value but different signs

transformation

a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system