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ISEE Math
Math terms for ISEE
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Mathematics
10/05/2008

Term
 MEDIAN
Definition
 the number that falls in the middle whe a set of data is written from least to greatest. Example: three bowling scores are 130,140,150. The middle or median score is 140.
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 MODE
Definition
 The value(s)that occur most often in a set of data. Example: My test score are 85,90,95,95,90 and 95. The mode of these scores is 95.
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 ARITHMETIC MEAN
Definition
 The average of a set of numbers. Add up the numbers and divide by the number in the set. Example: the bowling scores are 10, 18, 20. the average score is 16
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 RANGE
Definition
 the difference between the highest and lowest number in a set of date. Example: the range between 95 and 85 is 10
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 PERIMETER
Definition
 The distance around a figure. To find the perimeter of a figure, total(add up) the length of each side.
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 AREA of a rectangle
Definition
 The inside surface space of a rectangle as in the floor space. Area of a rectangle is LENGTH X WIDTH
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 AREA of a triangle
Definition
 BASE x HEIGHT divide your answer by 2
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 AREA of a circle
Definition
 Square the radius X PI (3.14)
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 VOLUME
Definition
 THe capacity or cubic space of a figure. LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT
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