# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Praxis II: Fundamental Knowledge, Mathematics
Number sense and Basic Algebra, Geometry and Measurement, Data Analysis and Probability, and Terminology
30
Education
03/31/2010

Term
 Angle
Definition
 the union of two rays with a common point
Term
 Average
Definition
 same as the arithmetic mean
Term
 Bisect
Definition
 to divide into two equal parts (line, able, shape, etc.)
Term
 Circumference
Definition
 the distance around a circle (a circle's perimeter)
Term
 Congruent
Definition
 identical in form (lengths and angles are the same)
Term
 Diagonal
Definition
 a line joining two opposite corners of a parallelogram
Term
 Diameter
Definition
 a straight line passing through the center of a figure from side to side
Term
 Dividend
Definition
 The number that is to be divided by another number
Term
 Equation
Definition
 a statement that the values of two expressions are equal
Term
 Estimate
Definition
 an approximate calculation
Term
 Exponent
Definition
 a quantity that expresses the power to which the base number or value must be raised
Term
 Factor
Definition
 a number that goes evenly into another
Term
 Improper fraction
Definition
 when the numerator is larger than the denominator
Term
 mean
Definition
 the average of a given set of numbers
Term
 median
Definition
 the middle term in a series of numbers
Term
 midpoint
Definition
 the exact middle of a line segment
Term
 mode
Definition
 the number that occurs the most frequently in a set of numbers
Term
 Multiplicand
Definition
 the number that is to be multiplied
Term
 multiplier
Definition
 how many times it takes the multiplicand
Term
 numerator
Definition
 the top number in a fraction
Term
 parallel
Definition
 lines, planes, segments, figures that rest side by side and maintain the same distance continuously between them
Term
 perimeter
Definition
 the distance around the outside of a figure
Term
 perpendicular
Definition
 being at an angle of 90 degrees in relation to another line, figure or plane
Term
 probability
Definition
 the likeliness that something will occur
Term
Definition
 line segment from the center of the circle to the arch
Term
 ratio
Definition
 comparison between two amounts that shows the amount of times one amount is contained within the other amount
Term
 slope
Definition
 the degree at which a line rises or falls on a given plane
Term
 solution
Definition
 the answer to a puzzle, equation or problem
Term
 symmetry
Definition
 being made up of exactly the same parts which are arranged around an axis or are facing one another
Term
 variable
Definition
 a letter that represents an unknown value
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