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acceleration

acceleration due to gravity

accuracy

acid

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change…

9.8 meters per second squared

A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…

A substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration of a…

acceleration

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change…

acceleration due to gravity

9.8 meters per second squared

A

J

D

H

Snowflakes

**form from tiny water droplets,**following a specif…The rare "triangular" snowflake,

**similarly,**confounded scien…The seemingly triangular shape of those snowflakes suggests *t…

By re-creating snowflake formation, *a discovery has revealed…

A

Snowflakes

**form from tiny water droplets,**following a specif…J

The rare "triangular" snowflake,

**similarly,**confounded scien…Area of a Triangle

Perimeter of a Square

Area of a Trapazoid

Area of a Rectangle

A = (1/2)(b)(h)

P = 4(s)

a and b are the two bases

A = (l)(w)

Area of a Triangle

A = (1/2)(b)(h)

Perimeter of a Square

P = 4(s)

independent clause

dependent clause

Possessive of "it"

Contraction of "it is"

basically, a complete sentence

cannot stand on it's own. ex: "when I went to Europe" "because…

its... ex: its collar

it's... It's hot today.

independent clause

basically, a complete sentence

dependent clause

cannot stand on it's own. ex: "when I went to Europe" "because…

quadratic formula

slope formula

rationals

order of operations

[-b ± √(b² - 4ac)] / (2a)

(y2- y1) / (x2- x1)

fractions (anything expressible as a ratio of integers)

PEMDAS (Parentheses (grouping symbols - inside to outside) / E…

quadratic formula

[-b ± √(b² - 4ac)] / (2a)

slope formula

(y2- y1) / (x2- x1)

Area of a Triangle

Area of a Circle

Circumference of Circle

Perimeter of a Square

A = (1/2)(b)(h)

P = 4(s)

Area of a Triangle

A = (1/2)(b)(h)

Area of a Circle

independent clause

dependent clause

Possessive of "it"

Contraction of "it is"

basically, a complete sentence

cannot stand on it's own. ex: "when I went to Europe" "because…

its... ex: its collar

it's... It's hot today.

independent clause

basically, a complete sentence

dependent clause

cannot stand on it's own. ex: "when I went to Europe" "because…

Fix the apostrophe(s).... Deborahs grocer…

Fix the commas.... Amy charged exceedingl…

Fix the commas.... Rebecca bought milk eg…

Fix the pronoun agreement.... Herpetophob…

Deborah's groceries melted in the car.

Amy charged exceedingly reasonable prices for tutoring.

Rebecca bought milk, eggs, and cheese.

Herpetophobia is a term that means a fear of snakes.

Fix the apostrophe(s).... Deborahs grocer…

Deborah's groceries melted in the car.

Fix the commas.... Amy charged exceedingl…

Amy charged exceedingly reasonable prices for tutoring.

(could of/ should of) whats right?

when to use a semicolon ;

's

es

could HAVE/ should HAVE

when you have 2 complete phrases (sentences)

possession

plural

(could of/ should of) whats right?

could HAVE/ should HAVE

when to use a semicolon ;

when you have 2 complete phrases (sentences)

Slope Formula

What is the slope of the straight line…

Slope-Intercept Formula

Line

The steepness of a graph line; the ratio of the vertical chang…

4-5/6- -2= -1/8, this graph will rise 1, and go left 8.

Ex: y= -4/5 - 7. The graph will go up 4, and to the left 5, an…

A straight path of points that extends forever in two directio…

Slope Formula

The steepness of a graph line; the ratio of the vertical chang…

What is the slope of the straight line…

4-5/6- -2= -1/8, this graph will rise 1, and go left 8.

Integer

Factor

Prime number

Arithmetic Sequence

All positive and negative whole numbers (and zero)

A number that divides evenly into another integer, including 1…

A number with only two distinct factors: 1 and itself

A sequence formed by adding the same number each time

Integer

All positive and negative whole numbers (and zero)

Factor

A number that divides evenly into another integer, including 1…

Independent Variable

Dependent Variable

Control Group

Constant

The variable that the scientist changes. (For example, if you…

the effect of the independent variable (For example, if you ar…

the group that does not receive the independent variable.

A factor that stays the same across all test subjects and thro…

Independent Variable

The variable that the scientist changes. (For example, if you…

Dependent Variable

the effect of the independent variable (For example, if you ar…

B

J

B

F

11. The authors attitude toward the main subject of the passag…

12. According to the passage, CRISPR is considered the:... F. on…

13. As it is used in line 36, the phrase weighing up most near…

14. The passage states that compared to current gene therapies…

B

11. The authors attitude toward the main subject of the passag…

J

12. According to the passage, CRISPR is considered the:... F. on…

abbreviate

abstinence

adulation

adversity

Shorten,abridge

act of refraining from

high praise

misfortune, a difficult situation or condition

abbreviate

Shorten,abridge

abstinence

act of refraining from

abbreviate

abstinence

adulation

adversity

Shorten,abridge

act of refraing from

high praise

misfortune

abbreviate

Shorten,abridge

abstinence

act of refraing from

c

g

d

g

1. In which of studies 1 and 2 did some of the fruit flies liv…

2. During Studies 1 and 2, why did the size of the fruit fly p…

3. study 1 differed from study 2 in which of the following way…

4. suppose that an additional trial in Study 3 had been perfor…

c

1. In which of studies 1 and 2 did some of the fruit flies liv…

g

2. During Studies 1 and 2, why did the size of the fruit fly p…

Apathy

scarce

generate

keen

An absence of emotion or enthusiasm, lack of feeling or intere…

not enough, deficient in quantity or number compared with the…

bring into existence

very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation

Apathy

An absence of emotion or enthusiasm, lack of feeling or intere…

scarce

not enough, deficient in quantity or number compared with the…

Quadratic Formula

Slope

Slope-Intercept

a³-b³

-b±[√b²-4ac]/2a

(y₂-y₁)/(x₂-x₁)

y=mx+b

(a-b)(a²+ab+b²)

Quadratic Formula

-b±[√b²-4ac]/2a

Slope

(y₂-y₁)/(x₂-x₁)

Absolute zero

Acid

Algae

Alloy

Approximately -273° C; the lowest possible temperature

A compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in water…

Simple, one-celled plantlike organism found in water or damp p…

A substance composed of two or more metals

Absolute zero

Approximately -273° C; the lowest possible temperature

Acid

A compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in water…

acceleration

acceleration due to gravity

accuracy

acid

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change…

9.8 meters per second squared

A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…

A substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration of a…

acceleration

Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the change…

acceleration due to gravity

9.8 meters per second squared

disdain

divergent

empathy

emulate

(v) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully; (n) a feeli…

(adj) going in different directions; different from each other…

(n) identification with and understanding of another's situati…

(v) to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the m…

disdain

(v) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully; (n) a feeli…

divergent

(adj) going in different directions; different from each other…

Arithmetic Sequence

Sum of Arithmetic Sequence

30-60-90 Triangle

45-45-90 Triangle

An=A1+(n-1)d

sum=1/2(an+a1)n

x-x√3-2x

x, x, x√2

Arithmetic Sequence

An=A1+(n-1)d

Sum of Arithmetic Sequence

sum=1/2(an+a1)n

line of symmetry

Sim of exterior angles of a polygon

Point-Slope Form

perpendicular bisector

A line that divides a figure into two congruent halves that ar…

360

y-y1=m(x-x1)

A line that cuts a line segment into two equal halves and form…

line of symmetry

A line that divides a figure into two congruent halves that ar…

Sim of exterior angles of a polygon

360

A

J

D

H

Snowflakes

**form from tiny water droplets,**following a specif…The rare "triangular" snowflake,

**similarly,**confounded scien…The seemingly triangular shape of those snowflakes suggests *t…

By re-creating snowflake formation, *a discovery has revealed…

A

Snowflakes

**form from tiny water droplets,**following a specif…J

The rare "triangular" snowflake,

**similarly,**confounded scien…disdain

divergent

empathy

emulate

(v) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully; (n) a feeli…

(adj) going in different directions; different from each other…

(n) identification with and understanding of another's situati…

(v) to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the m…

disdain

(v) to look upon with scorn; to refuse scornfully; (n) a feeli…

divergent

(adj) going in different directions; different from each other…