Successfully reported this slideshow.
Upcoming SlideShare
×

# FinMath vocabulary A-Z

549 views

Published on

Middle school vocabulary words ina a single power pointpresantaion. one word for each letter of the alphabet. How you doin?

Published in: Education
• Full Name
Comment goes here.

Are you sure you want to Yes No
• Be the first to comment

• Be the first to like this

### FinMath vocabulary A-Z

1. 1. Pre algebra course 3<br />By D.D. 3/23/2010<br />
2. 2. Absolute value <br />Distance of a number from zero <br />|-5|=5<br />
3. 3. Base <br />The factor number used in an integer 5 to the power of 3 = 5*5*5 ; 5 is the base<br />
4. 4. Cube(in numeration)<br />A number raised to the third power(3 D) 2 cubed = 2*2*2= 8 8 is the cube of two<br />
5. 5. divisible<br />Can be divided by a number without remainder 18 is divisible by 3<br />
6. 6. Equivalent expression<br />Have the same value for all values for all variables 4x + 5x = 9x<br />
7. 7. factor<br />Number that is multiplied by another number to reach a product 7 is a factor of 21 7* 3 = 21<br />
8. 8. Geometric sequence<br />Ordered list of numbers that has a common ratio between each other 2,4,6,8<br />
9. 9. Histogram <br />A bar graph that shows frequency of data within intervals <br />
10. 10. Inequality <br />A mathematical sentence that shows the relationship quantities <br />7>3<br />
11. 11. Like fractions <br />Fractions that have the same denominator <br />5/12 and 7/12 are like fractions<br />
12. 12. Median <br />The middle number or mean of the two middle numbers, in an ordered set of data <br />4,6,7,8,10 <br />Median = 7<br />
13. 13. Numerical expression <br />An expression that contains only number and operations <br />(2 * 3) + 1<br />
14. 14. Odds agents <br />The ratio of the number of unfavorable out comes <br />Odd agents rolling three on a number cube is 5:1<br />
15. 15. Perfect square<br />A square of a whole number <br /> 5 squared =25, so 25 is a perfect square<br />
16. 16. Quadratic function <br />A function of the form y=ax squared + bx + c where a is not equal to 0 <br />Y = x square – 6x + 8<br />
17. 17. Range <br />The difference on a set of data from the largest and smallest numbers <br /> 1369 range = 8 1 being the lowest 9 the highest<br />
18. 18. Sample space<br />All possible outcomes of an experiment<br />On a number cube the sample space is 1 thru 6<br />
19. 19. Term <br />An element or number in a sequence <br />5 is the third term in the sequence 13579<br />
20. 20. Unit rate<br />A rate in witch the second quantity in the comprehension is one unit <br />10 cm per minute<br />
21. 21. Variable <br />A symbol used to represent a quantity that can change <br />In the expression 2x + 3, x is the variable <br />
22. 22. X coordinate<br />The first number in an ordered pair tells the user to go left or right<br />In the pair (1,7) 1 is the x coordinate <br />
23. 23. Zero pair <br />An number and its opposite witch adds to zero<br />18 and -18<br />