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# Honors Chapter 5

### Honors Chapter 5 Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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Direct Variation | An equation of the form y = kx, where k=0. |

Line of Fit | A line that describes the trend of the data in a scatter plot. |

Negative Correlation | In a scatter plot, as x increases, y decreases |

Parallel Lines | Lines in the same plane that never intersect and have the same slope. |

Perpendicular lines | Lines which meet to form right angles and whose slopes that are an opposite reciprocal. |

Point-slope Form | An equation of the form y - y1 = m(x - x1), where m is the slope and (x1, y1) is a given point on a nonvertical line. |

Positive Correlation | In a scatter plot, as x increases, y increases, or as x decreases, y decrease. |

Rate of Change | The change in a quantity over time. |

Scatter Plot | A graph that shows the general relationship between two sets of data. |

Slope | The ratio of the change in the y-coordinates (rise) to the corresponding change in the x-coordinates (run) as you move from one point to another along a line. Rise over run or y over x. |

Slope-intercept Form | An equation of the form y = mx + b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept. |

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