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# Vocab chk 8 PACE

### 8th vocab chk PACE

Term | Definition |
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Dimensions | the measurement of a figure's edges (length, width, height) |

Exponent | in a power, the number of times the base is used as a factor |

Integer | a whole number or its opposite |

rational number | a number that can be written as a ratin of two integers |

zero pair | the result when one positive is paired with one negative |

coefficient | the number in front of the variable, indicating multiplicatin (ex. the 8 in 8x) |

inverse operation | are opposite mathematical computations, such as addition and subtraction |

terms | each number in a sequence |

variable | a symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number |

discount | the amount of money save on a purchase, which is subtracted from the original price. |

rate | a ratio that compares two numbers with different kinds of units (for ex. gallons:hour, meters:second |

tax | percent of original price that has been added on to that price; a percent of the purchase price (which is paid to the government) |

similar | figures that have congruent corresponding angles, and proportional corresponding sides |

transformation | a change in postition, size, or shape of a figure on a coordinate plane |

interval | the equal parts a scale is divided into |

scale | the set of numbers used to label an axis when graphing ; must include the least and greatest numbers in the set. |

sample space | the set of all possible outcomes for a probability event |

evaluate | to calculate the numerical value for a mathematical expression |

infer | to draw a conclusion on the basis of evidence of reasoning |

summerize | to make a shortened version of somethin that has been said or written by focusing on stating the main points |

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laura.bearden