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# Prerequisite PACE

### Vocabulary Essential for 7th Grade PACE

Question | Answer |
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area | the number of square units covering a surface of a figure. |

circumference | the distance around a circle or its perimeter. |

coefficient | the number in front of the variable, indicating multiplication (example: the 8 in 8x) |

constant | a term that does not contain a variable. (In 3x+4, the 4 is a constant.) |

diameter | the distance across a circle through its center. |

difference | the solution to a subtraction problem. |

evaluate | to calculate the answer to an expression or equation. |

justify | using numbers AND words to support your answer. |

mean | the mathematical average of the data; found by finding the sum of all the data and dividing by the number of data pieces. |

mode | the number most repeated in a set of data. |

origin | the point (0, 0) in a coordinate plane where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect. |

perfect square | the product of two identical whole numbers; its square root is a whole number. |

perimeter | the distance around a geometric figure or the sum of all its sides. |

product | the solution to a multiplication problem. |

quotient | the solution to a division problem. |

radius | the distance from the center of the circle to the edge. |

range | difference between the greatest and least pieces of data. |

reasonableness | showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice". |

sum | the solution to an addition problem. |

Venn diagram | overlapping circles used to organize data into categories where some information may overlap. |

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