12 terms

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Rational Number

A number that can be written as m/n. (it can be written as a fraction)

Irrational Number

A number that cannot be written as a fraction. Decimal will go on forever without repeating.

Negative integers

The set of integers to the left of 0 on a number line. -5,-4, -3, -2, -1

Opposites

Two numbers that are the same distance from 0 but are on opposite sides of 0 on the number line.

Positive integers

Numbers to the right of zero on a number line. 1,2,3,4

Terminating Decimal

A decimal that ends.

Repeating Decimal

A decimal that repeats.

A decimal that repeats a digit or group of digits forever.

A decimal that repeats a digit or group of digits forever.

Approximate

close to the actual, but not completely accurate or exact

Real Number

Rational numbers and irrational numbers form the set of _____________

Real number line

A line that allows us to visually represent real numbers by associating them with points on the line.

Significant Digits

meaningful digits in a quantity

Precise

exact