# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Unit 1 vocabulary
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Mathematics
09/05/2011

Term
 Rational Number
Definition
 A number that can be expressed as a fraction, where the denominator and numerator are integers, and denominator is not zero
Term
 Scientific Notation
Definition
 A method to write very large and very small numbers of using powers of ten that contain two parts, a coefficient whose decimal value is greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, and a power of ten to which the coefficient is multiplied
Term
 Natural Numbers
Definition
 The numbers used for counting; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5......
Term
 Zero
Definition
 The number which indicated no value, quantity, or size
Term
 Whole Numbers
Definition
 Non-Negative Integers; 0, 1, 2, 3, 4.....
Term
 Integers
Definition
 All positve and negative whole numbers
Term
 Decimals
Definition
 Non-Integer values written based on 10, a number that uses a "decimal point" followed by digits showing values less than 1
Term
 Fractions
Definition
 A ratio of numbers or variables, denominator cannot be zero
Term
 Percents
Definition
 parts per 100
Term
 Greater than
Definition
 In comparison, values that are larger, excluding that number
Term
 Less than
Definition
 In comparison, values that are smaller, excluding that number
Term
 Less than and equal to
Definition
 In comparison, values that are smaller, including that number
Term
 greater than or equal to
Definition
 In comparison, values that are larger, including that number
Term
 Ascending
Definition
 Values arranged from smallest to largest
Term
 Descending
Definition
 Values arranged from largest to smallest
Term
 Descending
Definition
 Values arranged from largest to smallest
Term
 Powers of Ten
Definition
 Used in scientific notation, defining in which to multiply the coefficient
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