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CLEP College Algebra Vocab

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Is the difference of the greatest value and the least value in a set of data.






2. skip-counting by any given number Ex: 4 - 8 - 12 - 16...






3. The point in the exact middle of a circle






4. A number that has a whole number for a square root ex: 9 - 16 - 121






5. Finding all the solutions of an equation






6. To get a variable alone on one side of an equation or inequality in order to solve the equation or inequality






7. An expression constructed from a set of terms by multiplying each term by a constant and adding the results.






8. one of four sections into which the coordinate plane is divided






9. The order of the factors does not change the product a x b = b x a






10. The point where a graph crosses the y-axis






11. The set of all the input (x-values) for a function






12. An equation that states that two ratios are equal - Ex: 1/2 = x/10






13. An event who's outcome does depend on the outcome of a previous event






14. The ratio of the number of ways the event can occur to the number of ways the event cannot occur. Favorable over Unfavorable.






15. A comparison of two numbers by division






16. The point where a graph crosses the x-axis






17. A decimal in which one or more digits repeat infinitely






18. In a sum - you can add terms in any order - a + b = b + a






19. Is the middle value in a data set where the numbers are ordered least to greatest






20. All possible arrangements of a collection of things - where the order is important. The number of ______________ of n distinct objects is n






21. What should occur in a probability experiment...an experiment is not actually done






22. The sum of a number and zero is always that number.






23. special polyhedron with faces that are all squares






24. A way to figure out the total number of ways different events can occur. If there are a ways for one activity to occur - and b ways for a second activity to occur - then there are a * b ways for both to occur.






25. y = mx + b






26. The total area of the 2-dimensional surfaces that make up a 3-dimensional object.






27. A number that can be written as a/b where a and b are integers - but b is not equal to 0.






28. A mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself






29. An equation whose answers are ordered pairs (x -y) and whose answers graph a straight line






30. A






31. 3.1415.... is an irrational number resulting from the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter






32. Is the set of all points that are an equal distance from a point called the center






33. The sum of the values in a data set divided by the number of values in the set






34. The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.






35. The original amount of money loaned or borrowed






36. Positive and Negative Whole Numbers and 0. Examples: .... -3 - -2 - -1 - 0 - 1 - 2 - 3.....(Does not include fractions or decimals)






37. Number in front of a variable






38. The distance across a circle through its center (is also twice the radius)






39. The perpendicular (90 degrees) distance from the base of a triangle to the opposite vertex






40. Ratios that have the same value.






41. The sum of the lengths of the sides of a polygon






42. Terms that have identical variable parts raised to the same power






43. A pair of numbers - (x - y) - that indicate the position of a point on a coordinate plane.






44. Consists of numbers and operations






45. The smallest multiple that two or more numbers have in common






46. Number of favorable outcomes divided by total number of possible outcomes






47. The distance around a circle.






48. An equation that shows a relationship among two or more quantities






49. The bottom of a triangle






50. A ratio whose denominator is 100