Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Math Vocabulary 8


absolute value the distance between a number and zero on a number line
additive identity zero
y-intercept the y-coordinate of a point where a line crosses the y-axis also known as "b"
zero of a function an x-value for which f(x) = 0 (or y = 0)
whole number the set of natural (counting) numbers and zero
volume a measurement of the space that would fill an object
additive inverse the opposite of a number
algebraic expression contains numbers, variables, and operations
area a measurement of the space an object covers
associative property a(b x c) = (a x b)c OR x + (y + Z) = (x + y) + z
axis of symmetry a line that passes through the vertex and divides the parabola into two symmetric parts
base the number in a power that represents the factor being repeatedly multiplied
binomial a polynomial with two terms
coefficient the number part of a term with a variable part
commutative property a + b = b + a OR m + n = n + m
complementary angles two or more angles that have a sum of 90 degrees
composite number a whole number with factors other than one and itself
compound inequality two inequalities joined by and or or
conclusion the "then" part of a conditional statement
conditional statements contain a hypothesis and conclusion
congruent equal in size
constant term a term in an expression or equation that has no variable part
converse a statement formed by interchanging the hypothesis and the conclusion of a conditional statement
correlation the relationship between paired data, it can be positive, negative , or relatively no
constant term a term that contains a number but no variable part
counterexample an example used to show that an if -then statement is false
cross products property can be used to solve for an unknown value in a proportion a/b = c/d is the same as ad = bc
denominator the number below the fraction bar that show s the number of equal-sized parts the whole has been divided into
dependent variable the output of a function, y, range of a function
direct variation y = ax when a does not equal zero
Created by: mjhunter