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Prism
A 3-D figure that meets at a face
Polyhedron
A 3-D shape with plane faces
Pyramid
A 3-D figure that meets at a vertex
Face
Flat surface of three dimensional object
Edge
Where two faces intersect
Volume
Space inside a 3-D object; measured in cubic units
Surface Area
Space around the outside of a 3-D object; measured in square units
Independent event
Two or more events in which the outcome of one event does not affect the the outcome of the other events
Dependent event
When the outcome of an event does affect the outcome of the other event
Theoretical Probability
The chance of an event happening as determined by calculating results that would occur under ideal circumstances (What should happen)
Experimental Probability
The chance of something happening based on repeated testing and observing results (What actually happens)
Outcome
Something that comes out of or follows an activity or process; consequence
Compound Event
Consisting of two or more simple events
Mean
The average of the data
Median
The middle number in a data set
Mode
The number that occurs the most often in a set of data
Range
The biggest number minus the smallest number in a data set
Mean Absolute Deviation
The average of how far each data piece is from the average
Ratio
Compares two numbers of the same unit
Rate
Ratio between two different units
Unit Rate
Rate with a denominator of one
Proportion
Equation showing that two ratios are equal
Percent
Out of one hundred
Discount
How much money you save
Sales price
The price you pay after a discount
Tax
Extra money you pay when buying some things
Interest
Extra money you owe for borrowing money
Mortgage
A loan for a house
Commission/Tip
When you are paid based on how much you sell
At least
Use the greater than or equal to symbol
At most
Use the less than or equal to symbol
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