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# Chapter 9 vocab. - 5

### Chapter 9 vocabulary - 5th grade

Term | Definition |
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coordinate grid | a grid formed by a horizontal line called the x-axis and the vertical line called y-axis |

horizontal | running from side to side |

vertical | straight up and down |

x-axis | the horizontal line on a graph |

y-axis | the vertical line on a graph |

x-coordinate | The first number in an ordered pair; it tells the distance to move right or left on an origin |

y-coordinate | The second number in an ordered pair; it tells the distance to move up or down from the origin |

origin | the point (0,0) where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect in a coordinate plane |

data | information collected about people or things, often to draw conclusions about them |

line graph | A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur over time |

ordered pair | A pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plane |

line plot | a graph that shows the frequency of data along a number line |

interval | the difference between two numbers on the scale of a graph |

scale | a series of numbers placed at fixed distances on a graph |

bar graph | A graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display data and show comparisons among two or more items |