15 terms

2017 Southern High School SLO #7

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Interest
percentage of the sum borrowed or invested
Investment
the investing of money or capital in order to gain profitable income, returns, or appreciation of value
Market policy
the value of a business, property, etc... in terms of what it can be sold for on the open market
Haploid
pertaining to a single set of chromosomes
Meiosis
part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid
Justify
show or prove to be right or reasonable
Model
an equation or a system of equations representing real-world phenomena
Natural numbers
the numbers used for counting
Algebraic numbers
real numbers that can occur as roots of polynomial equations that have integer coefficients
Polynomial
the sum or difference of terms which has variables raised to positive integers and have coefficients that may be real or complex
Fallacious reasoning
reasoning that is deceptive and untrue
Figurative language
the use of words or create vivid pictures in the mind of the reader (similes, metaphors, personification, etc...)
Dramatic irony
when the reader or audience sees the character's actual situation but the character does not
Verbal irony
when the writer says one thing and means another
Situational irony
when there is a great difference between the purpose of an action and the result