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# Vocab Review 6 GL

### 6th grade vocabulary words for check 6

Term | Definition |
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complementary events | two events are complements if the sum of their probabilities is "1". |

experimental probability | the ratio of the number of favorable results to the total number of trials in a probability experiment; is based on what DOES happen in an experiment |

favorable outcome | the desired outcome |

interval | the equal parts a scale is divided into |

line plot | a number line used to show frequency of data |

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

probability | ratio of favorable outcomes to total possible outcomes |

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

simple event | a probability event that consists of exactly one outcome |

stem-and-leaf plot | a display of numerical data in which each piece of the data is separated into two numbers based on place value, and placed in columns of a T-chart |

theoretical probability | the ratio of the number of favorable outcomes to the total number of outcomes; is based on what should happen under perfect circumstances |

tree diagram | a visual representation that shows all possible outcomes in a probability event |

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

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

summarize | to make a shortened version of something that has been said or written by focusing on stating its main points |

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