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This set is the vocabulary and its definitions of the basic words that you need to know for our classroom
Terms in this set (32)
Absolute Value
The distance a number is from 0 on a number line
Angle
the union of two rays having a common endpoint (vertex)
Binomial
a polynomial with 2 unlike terms
Coefficient
The numerical part of a variable term (number in front of the variable)
Collinear
lie on the same line
Commutative Property
a+b=b+a or ab=ba
Coplanar
lie on the same plane
Distributive Property
a(b+c)=ab+ac
Domain
the x coordinate of a ordered pair
Equation
a statement in which 2 expressions are equal
FOIL
a method for multiplying binomials. First Outside Inside Last.
Function
a relation in which each domain value is used only once
Identity Property
a+0=a or a*1= a
Integers
...-3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3...
Irrational Numbers
numbers that are not rational
Mean
determined by dividing the sum of the data values by the total number of data values
Median
the middle value of the data set or the average of the two middle vales of a data set with an even number of values when the data is place in order
Mode
the most frequent value in the data set
Origin
the point where the x and y axes intersect
Parallel
two lines that are coplanar and do not intersect
Perpendicular
Two lines that intersect and form a right angle
Plane
a flat surface that extends infinitely in all directions, in two dimensions
Polynomial
an algebraic expression with "many" terms
Quadrants
the four sections of the coordinate system
Range
the y coordinate of an order pair
Real Numbers
consists of whole, integer, rational and irrational numbers
Slope
the steepness of the slant of a line
Trinomial
a polynomial with 3 unlike terms
X-axis
the horizontal number line of the coordinate system
X-intercept
point where a graph crosses the x axis
Y-axis
the vertical number line of the coordinate system
Y-intercept
point where a graph crosses the y axis
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