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Equivalent Fraction Rule
fractions described as the same part of the whole
simplest form of a fraction
A fraction is in simplest form when the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1.
percent
A ratio that compares a number to 100
Order of Operations (PEMDAS)
Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction
variable expression
An expression that consists of numbers, variables, and operations
evaluate
form an idea of the amount, number, or value of; assess.
absolute value
The distance a number is from zero on a number line
Integers
whole numbers and their opposites
coordinate plane
A coordinate system formed by the intersection of a horizontal number line, called the x-axis, and a vertical number line, called the y-axis.
quadrant
one of four sections into which the coordinate plane is divided
ordered pairs/coordinates
the numbers in a number pair that name a location on a coordinate plane
perimeter
The distance around a figure
area
Length x Width
Volume
The amount of space an object takes up
mean
average
Median
the middle score in a distribution; half the scores are above it and half are below it
Mode
the most frequently occurring score(s) in a distribution
range
the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution
Probability
how many times something will happen
constant term
a term that has a number but no variable
discount
A straight reduction in price on purchases during a stated period of time or of larger quantities
product
the answer to a multiplication problem
sum
the answer to an addition problem
difference
the answer to a subtraction problem
decimal
A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal point
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