# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Alg 1,Chapter 2 Vocab
all sections
18
Mathematics
08/13/2011

Term
 Absolute Value
Definition
 A numbers distance from 0 on a number line. Indicated by two bars //.
Term
 Simplify
Definition
 make things easier, more simple.
Term
 Linear Equation
Definition
 An equation whose variable have exponents no greater than 1. Ex: 3x +5=8
Term
 Specific
Definition
 Single, only one.
Term
 Determine
Definition
 Tell or find out.
Term
 Equation
Definition
 A mathematical statement that two expressions are equal.3x + 6 = 2x - 4
Term
 Solution
Definition
 A value for the variable that makes the equation or statement true.
Term
 Solution set
Definition
 When there is more than one value which makes a mathematical statement true.
Term
 Equivalent Equations
Definition
 Two expressions with the same solution or solution set.
Term
 Deductive Reasoning
Definition
 Using logic along with facts, definitions and properties to reach a conclusion.
Term
 Ratio
Definition
 The comparison of two quatities.
Term
 Proportion
Definition
 A stement that two ratios are equal.
Term
 Rate
Definition
 A ratio of two values with different units as in 22 miles per 2 hours.
Term
 Unit Rate
Definition
 When the second unit is 1 as in 10 miles in hour.
Term
 Percent
Definition
 A ratio that compares a number to 100 specifically.
Term
 Scale
Definition
 A ratio between two measurements.
Term
 Formula
Definition
 An equation which states a rule to a relationship among quantities.
Term
 Litteral Equation
Definition
 An equation with two or more variables.
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