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VOCABULARY #21 [Math]

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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
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