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# math vocabulary

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An equation stating that two ratios and rates are equivalent | proportion |

The point of intersection of the x-axis and the y-axis in a coordination system. | origin |

A mathematical languages 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 (inside)surface. | area |

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

The sum of the numbers in a set of data divided by the number of pieces of data | mean |

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

A customary unit of length equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches. | yard |

The rules that tell which operation to perform first when more than one operation is used. (pemdas) | order of operation |

The distance across a circle through the center. | diameter |

A parallelogram with all sides congruant | rhombus |

One of the four regions in a coordination plane separated by an x-axis and y-axis | quadrant |

The number(s) or items(s) that appear most often in the set of data. | mode |

The distance around any closed geographic figure. | perimeter |

In a power, the number of items base is used as a factor. | exponets |

A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number. | variables |

A ratio that compares a number to 100. | percent |

The distance around a circle. | cirumference |

A customary unit of length equal to 12 inches. | foot |

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

Having the same value...for instance, that have the same number...1/2,2 1/2 | mixed number |

Any two numbers that have a product of 1...(flip flop). | reciprocals |

A segment with endpoint that are on a circle. | chord |

An angel that measures greater than 90 degrees,but less than 180 degrees. | obtuse angel |

A comparison of two quantities by division...for instance, 3:4 or 3/4. | ratio |

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