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# Math Vocabulary

### Chapter 8

Question | Answer |
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bar graph | A graph that uses bars to show data |

range | the difference between the greatest and the least number in a set of data |

double-bar graph | a bar graph used to compare similar kinds of data |

data | information collected about people or things |

circle graph | a graph in the shape of a circle that shows data as a whole made up of different parts |

x-axis | the horizontal line on a coordinate grid or plane |

y-axis | the vertical line on a coordinate grid or plane |

coordinate grid | a grid formed by a horizontal line called the x-axis and a vertical line called the y-axis |

origin | the point where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect |

ordered pair | a pair of numbers used to locate a point on a coordinate grid. The first number tells how far to move horizontally, and the second number tells how far to move vertically |

x-coordinate | the first number in an ordered pair; it tells the distance to move horizontally |

y-coordinate | the second number in a ordered pair; it tells the distance to move vertically |

line graph | a graph that uses a line to show how data change over a period of time |

trends | on a graph, areas where the data increase, decrease, or stay the same over time |

function table | a table that matches each input value to an output value |

scale | a series of numbers placed at fixed distances on a graph to help label the graph |

interval | the distance between two numbers on the scale of a graph |

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