# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

MATH Vocabulary (Set 1)
Mrs. He's 5th Grade Math Class
14
Mathematics
04/06/2010

Term
 absolute value
Definition
 the distance a number is from 0 on a number line
Term
 acute angle
Definition
 an angle having a measure less than 90°
Term
 acute triangle
Definition
 a triangle with all angles less than 90°
Term
 angle
Definition
 a figure formed by two rays sharing a common endpoint
Term
 area
Definition
 the number of square units needed to cover a figure
Term
 bar graph
Definition
 a type of graph that uses bars to show and compare data
Term
 base
Definition
 a polygons side or a solid figures face for which the figure is measured or named; the number that is repeatedly multiplied in an exponent
Term
 box-and-whisker plot
Definition
 a visual display of a set of data, which shows the datas quartiles, minimum, median, and maximum
Term
 circle
Definition
 a plane figure with all points the same distance from the center
Term
 circle graph
Definition
 a graph that shows a circle divided into regions to compare parts of a data set to each other or to the entire set
Term
 circumference
Definition
 the distance around the outside of a circle
Term
 coefficient
Definition
 a numerical factor in a term
Term
 compatible numbers
Definition
 numbers that are easy to work with mentally
Term
 composite number
Definition
 a number with more than two factors
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