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# LPA Maths Y8T1H

### LPA Maths Year 8 Term 1 Higher word list

Term | Definition |
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Negative | A number less than zero |

Positive | A number greater than zero |

Factor | A whole number that divides exactly into another number |

Multiple | A number from a given times-table |

Prime | A number that can only be divided by itself and one |

Consecutive | Numbers that follow each other in a sequence |

Infinite | Unable to be counted or unlimited |

Sequence | An ordered list of numbers or shapes that follow a pattern or rule |

Term | One of the items in a sequence |

Generate | Find the next term |

Scatter graph | A diagram to show a relationship between two variables |

Correlation | Describes the connection between two sets of data |

Relationship | A link between two things |

Primary data | Data you collect first hand |

Secondary data | Data someone else has collected |

Discrete data | Can only take certain values (counted data) |

Continuous data | Can take any value (measured data) |

Sample | Section from a group of data |

Census | Collect data from the entire population |

Data | Facts, numbers or measurements collected |

Fraction | A part of a number or whole |

Mixed number | A number with a whole and a fraction part |

Unit fraction | A fraction with a numerator of one |

Numerator | Number on the top of a fraction |

Denominator | Number on the bottom of a fraction |

Improper fraction | A fraction larger than one whole |

Simplest form | Reduce the fraction numbers to their lowest possible values |

Cancel | Divide numerator and denominator by the same number |

Common denominator | The same denominator shared by two or more fractions |

Equivalent | Of the same value, even if they look different |

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