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# SHMS 6th Math Vocab4

### SHMS 6th Grade Math Vocab 4

Term | Definition |
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Absolute Value | The distance from zero on the number line (always a positive number). |

Negative Numbers | A number less than zero |

Opposite Number | Two numbers that are the same distance from zero on a number line, but in opposite directions. |

Ordered Pair | A pair of numbers,(𝑥, 𝑦), that indicate the position of a point on the coordinate plane. |

Origin | The point of intersection of the x and y axis on a coordinate plane (0,0) |

Positive Number | A number greater than zero |

Rational Number | A number that can be expressed as the ratio of two integers in the form a/b where b is not equal to 0. |

X-Axis | The horizontal axis of a graph |

X-Coordinate | The position of a point in relation to the x-axis. |

Y-Axis | The vertical axis of a graph. |

Y-Coordinate | The position of a point in relation to the y-axis. |

Coordinate Plane | A plane containing two perpendicular axes (x and y) intersecting at a point called the origin (0,0). |

Distance | Amount of separation between 2 points. |

Integers | The set whole numbers and their opposites. |

Quadrant | One of the four regions on a coordinate plane formed by the intersection of the x-axis and the y-axis. |

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