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# LPA Maths Y8T2H

### LPA Maths Year 8 Term 2 Higher word list

Term | Definition |
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Symmetry | One half is a mirror image of the other half |

Rotation | Turning a shape |

Reflection | A mirror view |

Translation | Sliding a shape without turning it |

Enlargement | Resizing a shape |

Congruent | Has the same shape and size |

Similar | Has the same shape but a different size |

Object | The original shape |

Image | New shape after the transformation |

Transformation | Changing a shape |

Recurring decimal | A decimal which has a repeated pattern of digits |

Terminating decimal | A decimal that stops |

Tenth | One part out of ten equal parts |

Hundredth | One part out of hundred equal parts |

Thousandth | One part out of thousand equal parts |

Accuracy | How close it is to the real answer |

Estimate | A calculated guess |

Round | Make a number less accurate |

Decimal place | Dot separating the whole number part from the decimal part |

Significant figure | Most important digit in a number |

Expression | Number, letters and symbols grouped together |

Equation | States two things are equal |

Formula | A rule written using symbols and letters |

Evaluate | Work out or calculate |

Simplify | Gather like terms |

Squared | Multiplied a number with itself |

Substitute | Swap a letter with a number |

Inverse | Opposite calculation |

Expand | Multiply out brackets |

Linear | An equation with only one answer |