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# science 30

### Basic physic terms and questions

Question | Answer |
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What is Uniform Motion? | Constant velocity( No acceleration) |

What is Uniform Acceleration? | when your speed changes when you move. |

In a graph, a horizontal line indicates what slope? | zero |

In a graph what is the slope of a verticle line? | undefined |

What is the formula for velocity? | V= df-di/ tf-ti |

How do you aquire slope? | slope=rise/ run |

Why are units so important? | 1. They allow you to communicate what type of quantity you are dealing with 2. They standardize quantities |

What is the base units for units? | T G M k h da BASE dc u n p f |

What is absolute cell reference? | a reference to a particular cell in a spreadsheet |

what is acceleration? | make quicker |

what is accuracy? | how the close the measurement is to the appropriate measurement |

what is an active cell? | the cell of the spreadsheet that you place data into |

what is an acute angle? | an angle whose measure is less than 90 degrees |

what is a albraic equation? | a mathematical equation that contains at least one variable |

what is altitude? | the perpendicular distance from the base of the figure to the opposite side or vertex |

What is the amount of the investment? | the value of the principal plus the interest |

What is the annuity? | a series of regular equal payments |

What is an arc? | part of the circumferenceof a circl |

What is a bar graph? | a graph that displays data using horizontal or verticle bars |

What is the base? | the side of the polygon or the face of the solid |

What is a bias? | an emphasis on charecteristics that are not typical |

what is a bisect? | to divide into two equal parts |

What is a broken line graph? | a graph that displays data by using points that are joined by segments |

what is a budget? | a written plan on where to spend a given amount of money usually over a month |

What is calibration? | to determine the scale of any instrument |

What is a canopy? | the umbella like supporting surface of a parachute |

What is a cell? | a location in a spread sheet into which data can be entered |

What is a cell reference? | the name of a cell ex. B4 |

What is a chord of a circle? | a line segment whose endpoints lie on a circle |

What is a circle graph? | a diagram that uses part of a circle to display data |

What is the circumfererence? | The distance around a circle |

What are colinear points? | points that lie on the same line |

What is a compound graph? | the graph obtained when more than one graph is drawn on a grid |

What is a concave polygon? | A polygon with one or more interior angles greater than 180 |

What is a cone? | A solid formed by the circular region |

what is a constant? | a particular or fixed number |

What is continuous data? | data that can assume any value without a break |

What is a convex polygon? | a polygon with all interior angles less then 180 |

What are coordinate axes? | the horizontal and verticle number lines on a grid |

What is the diagonal? | a lin that joins two vertices of a figure |

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