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# First 29 words

### TAKS Vocabulary #3

Question | Answer |
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similar | figures that are the same shape but usually different sizes; ~ |

proportion | in the same ratio as |

ratio | comparison of two quantities using division |

arc length | x/circumference=angle measure/360 |

dimensions | length, width and/or height |

diagonal | segment connecting two non-consecutive vertices of a polygon |

diameter | segment through center of the circle with ends on the circle; two times the radius of a circle |

constant | a fixed number such as 3 |

palindrome | a number or word that reads the same way forward and backward |

circumference | distance around a circle |

sector | pie-shaped section of a circle cut off by two radii |

accelerate | to move faster |

horizontal distance | distance between points left and right |

collinear | on the same line |

intersect | to cross or have common points or values |

disprove | show to be false |

vertical distance | distance between points up and down |

twice | multiply by two |

net | flattened out parts of a three-dimensional figure |

clockwise | to the right |

counterclockwise | to the left |

sphere | 3D object formed by all of the points in space that are a given distance from a fixed point |

domain | set of x-values of a relation |

range | set of y-values of a relation |

slope | rise/run |

function | set of ordered pairs where each x-value is paired with exactly one y-value |

linear function | graphs as a line |

quadratic function | graphs as a parabola |

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