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The following is a collection of vocabulary terms encountered during Chapter 2 of the CPM Core Connections Course 2 text.
Terms in this set (14)
absolute value
the distance of a number from zero
additive identity
the number that can be added to any number and not change the value
additive inverse
the number you have to add to a given number to get a sum of zero
Distributive Property
for any a, b, and c... the following equivalency is true: (a[b+c] = ab + ac)
equivalent
having the same value
four-quadrant graph
the graph that utilizes the entire coordinate plane...including the negative parts of each axis
integers
the set of numbers that contains all whole numbers and their opposites
improper fraction
a fraction that has a value greater than one
interval
the set of numbers between any two given numbers
mixed number
the sum of a whole number and a fraction
rational numbers
numbers that can be expressed as a fraction (a/b)...where a and b are integers, and b does not equal zero
repeating decimal
a decimal that repeats the same sequence of digits forever from some point onward
scale
the ratio between a length of the representation (a map, model, or diagram) and the corresponding length of the actual object
terminating decimal
a decimal that has a finite number of non-zero digits
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