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# LPA Maths Y8T5H

### LPA Maths Year 8 Term 5 Higher word list

Term | Definition |
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Scale factor | How many times larger to draw the shape |

Bearing | Direction measured using angles |

Map | Diagram of a place |

Plan | Drawing of something viewed from above |

Elevation | Drawing of something viewed from the side |

Construction | Drawing a shape, line or angle accurately |

Grid reference | Location on a map using coordinates |

North | Compass direction drawn straight up the page |

South | Opposite direction from north |

Three figure | Number with three digits |

Bracket | Symbol used to group things together |

Indices | Say how many times to use the number in a multiplication |

Square root | Value that, when multiplied by itself, gives the number |

To the power of | How many times to use the number in a multiplication |

Cube number | Answer when you multiply a number by itself three times |

Cube root | Value that, when used in a multiplication three times, gives that number |

Notation | Symbols used to represent special things |

Billion | 1 000 000 000 |

Ascending | Smallest to largest |

Descending | Largest to smallest |

Distribution | Group of numbers linked by the same subject |

Questionnaire | List of questions to obtain information |

Hypothesis | Statement that might be true and which can be tested |

Experiment | Collecting data by testing or asking |

Two way table | Grid showing two sets of information |

Represent | Display data in an easy to read format |

Population | The whole group |

Bar chart | A graph drawn using rectangular bars to show how large each value is |

Stem and leaf diagram | Diagram for data values split into a "leaf" (usually the last digit) and a "stem" (the other digits) |

Pie chart | Circular chart divided into sectors |

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