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Question | Answer |
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certain | an event that will definitely happen, an event with a probability of 1 |

common denominator | any number, except zero, that is a multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions |

congruent | having the same shape and size |

convert | to change something into a different form of properties |

coordinate | an ordered pair of numbers that give the location of a point in a coordinate grid |

decimal | a dot separating the ones and tenths places in a decimal number |

equally likely | having the same chance, or probability |

equivalent | having the same value |

factor | an integer that divides equally into another |

formula | a general equation or rule |

grid | a pattern of horizontal and vertical lines, usually forming squares |

hexagon | a polygon with six sides |

hundredths | the value of a digit two places to the right of the decimal |

impossible | an event with a probability of zero |

inequality | the mathematical sentence that compares two unequal expressions using on of the symbols < or > |

least likely | very low probability |

less likely | a less (diminished) chance of happening |

likely | probably or apparently destined |

median | when numbers are arranged from least to greatest, the middle number of a set of numbers, or the mean of two middle numbers when the set has two middle numbers |

mode | the number that appears most frequently in a set of numbers (there may be one, more than one, or none present) |

more likely | an increased chance of happening |

most likely | the greatest chance of happening |

multiple | the product of a whole number and any other whole number |

mixed number | a number with an integer and fraction part or a number with an integer part and a decimal part |

octagon | an eight sided polygon |

ordered pair | a pair of numbers that gives the coordinates of a point on a grid in this order--horizontal coordinate, vertical coordinate (x,y) |

pentagon | a polygon with five sides |

polygon | a closed plane figure formed from line segments that meet only at their endpoints |

possible | has a chance of happening |

probability | the chance of an event occurring |

quotient | the result of division |

remainder | in whole number division, when you have divided as far as you can without using decimals, what has not yet been divided |

simplify | combine like terms and apply properties to an expression to make computation easier |

tenths | value of a digit one place to the right of the decimal |

uncertain | lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance |

unlikely | not likely to happen |

Created by:
tcarstens
on 2008-09-01