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# Math Vocab 1-50

### Vocabulary 1-50

Question | Answer |
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scale | a series of numbers starting at zero and placed at fixed distances on a graph to help label the graph |

interval | the difference between one number and the next on the scale of a graph |

stem-and -leaf plot | a table that shows groups of data arranged by place value. The data is organized from least to greatest |

histogram | a bar graph that shows the number of times data occurs within intervals |

Venn Diagram | a diagram that shows relationships among sets of things |

data | information collected about people or things, often to draw conclusions about them |

survey | method of gathering information about a group |

population | the entire group of objects or individuals considered for a survey |

sample | a part of a population |

random sample | a sample in which each subject in the population has an equal chance of being chosen |

cumulative frequency | a running total of the data |

outlier | a value separated from the rest of the data |

pictograph | a graph that displays countable data with symbols or pictures |

bar graph | a graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display countable data |

line graph | a graph that uses a line to show how data changes over time |

circle graph | a closed figure that shows how parts of the data are related to the whole and to each other |

trend | the patter over time, in all or part of a graph , where the data increases, decreases, or stays the same |

mode | the number that appears the most often in a set of numbers |

mean | average/ found by adding the numbers and dividing the sum by the number of addends |

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

median | the middle number when the numbers are arranged in order from least to greatest |

variable | a letter or symbol that stands for one or more numbers; not capital letters |

equation | an algebraic or number sentence that two quantities are equal |

expression | a mathematical phrase or the part of a number sentence that combines numbers,operation signs, and sometimes variables, but NOT AN EQUAL SIGN. |

algebra | a branch of math in which symbols represent numbers |

decimal | a number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal point; representing part of a whole |

periods | each group of three digits in a family;the family's last name |

standard form | the regular way we write numbers |

word form | when a number is written in ALL WORDS |

short word form | when ONLY the PERIODS are written in words |

expanded form | when a number is written as the sum of the value of the digits |

> | greater than |

< | less than |

whole number | any of the counting numbers: including 0 |

even numbers | a whole number ending in 0,2,4,6,8 |

odd numbers | a whole number ending in 1,3,5,7,9 |

place or place value | the location of a number |

value | how much the number is worth |

consecutive numbers | numbers in order |

operations of math | addition(+), subtraction(-), multiplication(x), and division |

addends | numbers being added in an addition problem |

sum | the answer to an addition problem |

minuend | the top number in a subtraction problem |

subtrahend | the bottom number (being subtracted) in a subtraction problem |

difference | answer to a subtraction problem |

factors | numbers being multiplied in a multiplication problem |

product | the answer to a multiplication problem |

quotient | answer to division problem: on top of the house |

divisor | number dividing by: the number outside the house |

dividend | number being divided: inside the house |

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