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Aaron Welch Math Vocabulary

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Aaron Welch
Slope
The ratio of rise to run
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Solution
A variable that makes the equation true.
Ex. 1+x=2
1+1=2
Variable
Letter used to represent a number.
Ex. X or Y
Term
Could be a number or a variable.
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Output
The value that comes out of a formula or equation.
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Parabola
The graph shape of a quadratic function.
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Parallel Lines
Lines that have the same slope
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Parent Function
The most basic function in a family of functions.
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Perpendicular Lines
Lines that intersect at 90 degrees
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Point
Located is space that has no dimensions.
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Equation
A mathematical sentence formed by placing an equal sign between two
expressions.
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Power
An expression using a base and exponent
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Range
The difference between the highest and the lowest value
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Rational Number
A number that can be written as a fraction
Ex. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,
Or 1 = 1/1 or 1/4 = 0.25
Irrational number
A number that doesn’t repeat or end.
Ex. Pi 3.14159265359
Reciprocal
Two numbers whose product equals one.
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System of Equations
Two or more equations that have two or more variables.
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Vertex of Parabola
Maximum or minimum point of a parabola.
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Line
A straight path the goes on forever in both directions.
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Numeric Data
Data that can be measured in numbers.
Ex. I have 100 dollars or there are 10 ducks
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