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Terms in this set (18)
Positive Numbers
numbers that are greater than 0 and located to the right of 0 on a number line
Negative Numbers
numbers that are less than 0 and located to the left of 0 on a number line
Opposite Numbers
Numbers that are the same distance from zero but in opposite directions
Integers
all whole numbers and their opposites
absolute value
a numbers distance from 0 on the number line
Coordinate Plane
a two-dimensional space formed by two perpendicular number lines called axes
X-Axis
the horizontal number line
Y-Axis
the vertical number line
X-Coordinate
A points horizontal distance in units along the x-axis
Y-Coordinate
A points vertical distance in units along the y-axis
Ordered Pair
A pair of numbers, or coordinates (x,y) describing the location of a point on the coordinate plane
Quadrants
The four spaces of the coordinate plane that are created when the x-axis and the y-axis intersect at the origin
origin
The point (0,0) where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect
Square
a number (or variable) to the second power
Square Root
the length of one side of a perfect square
Perfect Square
the product of an integer multiplied by itself
Rational Number
a number that can be expressed as a ratio (fraction) of two non-zero integers
Irrational Number
numbers that cannot be written as a ratio of two integers. The digits never terminate or repeat as in an imperfect square root
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