Prealgebra Terms

2019-03-31T21:06:24+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true variable, equation, y-intercept, x-intercept, rate of change, constant, constant of proportionality, slope, linear function, quadratic function flashcards Prealgebra Terms
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  • variable
    a quantity that may changewithin the context of a mathematicalproblem or experiment
  • equation
    an equality containing one or more variables
  • y-intercept
    the y-coordinate of the point where a graph crosses the y-axis
  • x-intercept
    the x-coordinate of the point where a graph crosses the x-axis
  • rate of change
    how much one value changes as a related value changes
  • constant
    a quantity having a fixed value that does not change or vary
  • constant of proportionality
    a constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities
  • slope
    the gradual rise of a line
  • linear function
    a line on a graph that has at least 3 points
  • quadratic function
    a "U" on a graph that has at least 5 points