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# LISD 8th Prereq

### Prerequisite and Support Words

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 |

measures of central tendency | "numbers or pieces of data that can represent or summarize a whole set of data, such as mean, median, and mode" |

median | the middle number when data is arranged in numerical order |

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 |

surface area | the sum of the areas of the faces of a 3-D figure |

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

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