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# Vocab. Word For Math

### A-C of Mr.Winfree Words for Math

Question | Answer |
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Alternate interior angles | when two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, two angles between the lines and on opposite sides of the transversal |

Analyze | to separate a thing into parts |

Angle | two rays that meet a common endpoint |

Approximate | to estimate a value which is not exact but close enough to be of use |

Arithmetic sequence | sequence of numbers where a number is added or subtracted each time |

Associative property | sum or product of a set of numbers is the same, no matter how they are grouped |

Base | 1) the side or face a 3-D shape stands; 2) a quantity which is raised to a power |

Box-and-whisker plot | box indicating the middle 50% of the ranked statistics and the maximum/minimum of data |

Circle | all points equidistant from a fixed point (center) |

Circle graph | display of data using a circle divided into slices |

Circumference | distance around a circle (pi times diameter) |

Commutative property | rule which states that you may add or multiply in any order |

Compare | to give similarities and differences |

Complementary angles | angles whose sum is 90 degrees |

Composite number | number with more than two factors |

Concave polygon | polygon that has an interior angle greater than 180 degrees |

Cone | solid consisting of a circular base and one vertex |

Congruent | figures with the same size and shape |

Contrast | to give differences |

Convex polygon | polygon that has no interior angle greater than 180 degrees |

Coordinate plane | two-dimensional figure containing horizontal and vertical axes |

Coordinates | ordered pair of numbers that describes a point on a coordinate graph |

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