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Chapter 3
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Mathematics
11/07/2012

Term
 Perfect Square
Definition
 Numbers that are squares of integers.
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 Square root
Definition
 A number of another equal value.
Term
Definition
 A sign used to indicate a positive square root.
Term
 Irrational number
Definition
 A number that is not rational.(Ex. 127.2792206 goes on and on, but does not repeat, and is the square root of 16,200, but since it goes on without repeating, it can't be written as a fraction.
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 Real number
Definition
 The set of rational and irrational numbers together.
Term
 legs
Definition
 The side that form the right angle.
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 hypotenuse
Definition
 The side the opposite of the right angle.
Term
 Pythagorean Theorem
Definition
 The Theorem that describes the relationship between the lengths of the legs and the hypotenuse for any right triangle.
Term
 Coordinate plane
Definition
 A grid.
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 Origin
Definition
 The point of intersection of the two number lines.
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 y-axis
Definition
 The vertical number line.
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 x-axis
Definition
 The horizontal number line.
Term
Definition
 The four sections of the coordinate plane.
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 ordered pair
Definition
 Any point on the grid, marked with 2 axis. Ex, (2(X),5(Y))
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 x-coordinate(abscissa)
Definition
 The first number in the pair.
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 y-coordinate(ordinate)
Definition
 The second number in the pair.
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