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# Math definitions

Term | Definition |
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decimal | pertaining to tenths or the number 10 |

fraction | a number in the form a over b where b doesn't equal 0 |

ratio | a comparison of 2 quantities by division |

prortion | an equation that states that 2 ratios are equivilent |

complementary angles | 2 angles who's angles measures add up to 90 degres |

supplementary angles | 2 angles who's angles measures add up to 180 degres |

circumference | the outer boundary, especially of a circular area; perimeter |

radius | a straight line extending from the center of a circle to the circumference |

diameter | a straight line passing through the center of a circle and meeting the circumference at each end |

surface area | the sum of all the areas that cover an object |

volume | the quantity of 3-D space enclosed by some closed boundary |

quadrant | a quarter of a circle, and are of 90 degres |

coordinate plain | a plane scanned by the x-axis and y-axis which the coordinates of a point are its distances from 2 intersecting lines |

simplify | to make less complex; easier |

calculate | to determine a math problem |

plot | to place a point on a coordinate plane by using x and y axis |

round | an expression to the nearest multiple or power |

estimate | to find an answer close to the exact answer by rounding or other methods |

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