# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Vocabulary
Linear equations
45
Mathematics
10/08/2006

Term
 Xaxis
Definition
 The horizontal line which is used to represents the independent variable on the number line.
Term
 Coefficient
Definition
 Name for a number that is multiplied by a variable
Term
 yaxis
Definition
 The verticle line which is used to represents the dependent variable on the number line.
Term
 Variable
Definition
 Letter used to represent a number.
Term
 Dependent variable
Definition
 Variable that changes based on rule.
Term
 Independent variable
Definition
 Range of values that are selected before rule is applied.
Term
 Origin
Definition
 The point (0, 0) or the point where the x axis and the y axis meet.
Term
 intersect
Definition
 a point where two lines meet.
Term
 Pythagorean Theorem
Definition
 A squared plus B squared equals C squared.
Term
 Imhotep
Definition
 The Egyptian mathematician that inspired the Pythagorean Theorem
Term
 Linear
Definition
 A relationship that has a constant rate of change. The graph of a linear equation is a straight line.
Term
 Equation
Definition
 A number sentence using numbers and/or variables that maintains equivalence on both sides of the equal sign.
Term
 Expression
Definition
 A number sentence that contains a combination of numbers and/or variables. It does not maintain equivalence because it does not include an equal sign.
Term
 Ratio
Definition
 A comparison of two numbers
Term
 Knowledge
Definition
 The lowest level of learning. Example, what is the formula for area of a rectangle.
Term
 Comprehension
Definition
 Next level of learning. To understand. Example, find the area of a rectangle using the formula.
Term
 Application
Definition
 Third level of learning. To apply the knowledge. Find the area of the rectangular courtyard.
Term
 Analysis
Definition
 The fourth level of learning. Breaking down into parts. For example, find the area of an irregular figure using the formula for the area of a rectangle.
Term
 Synthesis
Definition
 Fifth level of learning. Combining of ideas to make new complex idea. For example, how much grass seed do we need to buy for the 9ft x 12 ft front yard if each bag of grass seed covers 1 square yard.
Term
 Evaluation
Definition
 The sixth level of learning. Using knowledge to make decisions. For example, Bag of seed A cost \$12 and covers 1 sq yds. Bag of seed B covers 2 sq yds and cost \$20. Which one is cheapest if my yard is 9ft by 12ft.
Term
 Describe
Definition
 To tell what
Term
 Explain
Definition
 To tell why
Term
 Compare
Definition
 To describe how objects are alike
Term
 Contrast
Definition
 To tell how objects are not alike
Term
 Formula
Definition
 An equation that is always true for a particular situation.
Term
 Hypotenuse
Definition
 The side of a right triangle that is opposite the right angle. It is the longest side of a right triangle.
Term
 Irrational Number
Definition
 A number that cannot be written as a fraction with a numerator and a denominator that is an integer.
Term
 Integer
Definition
 positive or negative whole numbers
Term
 Denominator
Definition
 The bottom part of a fraction that identifies the total number of parts.
Term
 Numerator
Definition
 The top part of a fraction that identifies the number of parts selected
Term
 perpendicular
Definition
 Meeting a right angles.
Term
 Pythagorean Theorem
Definition
 A statement about the relationship between the lengths of the side of a right triangle. The theorem states that if a and b are the lengths of the side of a right triangle and c is the hypotenuse, then a squared + b squared = c squared
Term
 Rational number
Definition
 Number that can be written as a fraction a/b, where a and b are integers.
Term
 Real Numbers
Definition
 The set all rational and irrational numbers
Term
 Square Root
Definition
 The product will result in any number A,is the number,that will when multiplied by itself, will have A for the product.
Term
 Parallel line
Definition
 lines that never meet. Example, railroad tracks are pararllel lines.
Term
 Parallelogram
Definition
 4 sided fiqure with opposite sides parallel.
Term
Definition
 4 sided fiqure
Term
 ratio
Definition
 comparison of two numbers
Term
 Theorem
Definition
 a rule or law, one expressed by an equation or formula.
Term
 Perimeter
Definition
 The distance around a shape.
Term
 Right Triangle
Definition
 Triangle with one 90 degree angle
Term
 isosceles triangle
Definition
 A triangle with two equal sides
Term
 area
Definition
 The measure of space inside a shape.
Term
 Rectangle
Definition
 a four sided fiqure that has opposite side equal and parallel and has 4 90 degree angles.
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