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# Math Vocab

### math vocab words

Question | Answer |
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An equation stating that two ratios or rates are equivalent | proportion |

The point of intersection of the x-axis and the y-axis in a coordinate system. | Origin |

A mathematical language that uses symbols,usually letters, along with numbers. The letters stand for unknown numbers. | Algebra |

The number of square units needed to cover the enclosed surface. | Area |

A mathematical sentence that contains an equal(=) sign. | equation |

The sum of the numbers in a set of data divided by the number of piece of data. | Mean |

The distance from the center of the circle to any point on the circle. | Radius |

A customary unit of length equal to 3 feet of inch | Yard |

The rules that tell which operation to perform first when more than one operation is used | Order of Operations |

The distance across a circle through the center | Diameter |

A parallelogram with all sides congruent | Rhombus |

One of the four regions in a coordinate plane separated by an a-axis and y-axis. | Quadrant |

The number(s) or item(s)that appear most often in a set of data | mode |

The distance around any closed geometric figure | Perimeter |

In a power the number of times the base is used as a factor | Exponent |

A symbol usually a letter used to represent a number | Variable |

A ratio that compares a number to 100 | Percent |

The distance around a circle | circumference |

A customary unit of length equal to 12 inches | Feet |

The middle number in a set of data are arranged in numerical order. If the data has an even number, the two numbers are added together and then divided by 2. | Median |

Having the same value | Equivalent |

The sum of a whole number in a fraction | Mixed Number |

Ant two numbers that have a product of 1 | Reciprocais |

A segment with endpoints that are on a circle | Chord |

An angle that measures greater than 90 degrees but less then 180 degrees | Obtuse angle |

A comparison of two quantities by divison | Ratio |

Numbers that have digits in the tenth, hundredth, thousandth and beyond | Decimal |

A value that is much higher or much lower than the other value in a set of data | Outline |

A fraction that has a numerator that is greater than the denominator | improper fraction |

A pair of numbers used to locate a point in the coordinate system | Ordered pair |

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