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# Math definitions

TermDefinition
decimal pertaining to tenths or the number 10
fraction a number in the form a over b where b doesn't equal 0
ratio a comparison of 2 quantities by division
prortion an equation that states that 2 ratios are equivilent
complementary angles 2 angles who's angles measures add up to 90 degres
supplementary angles 2 angles who's angles measures add up to 180 degres
circumference the outer boundary, especially of a circular area; perimeter
radius a straight line extending from the center of a circle to the circumference
diameter a straight line passing through the center of a circle and meeting the circumference at each end
surface area the sum of all the areas that cover an object
volume the quantity of 3-D space enclosed by some closed boundary
quadrant a quarter of a circle, and are of 90 degres
coordinate plain a plane scanned by the x-axis and y-axis which the coordinates of a point are its distances from 2 intersecting lines
simplify to make less complex; easier
calculate to determine a math problem
plot to place a point on a coordinate plane by using x and y axis
round an expression to the nearest multiple or power
estimate to find an answer close to the exact answer by rounding or other methods
Created by: bschipp