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CLEP College Algebra Vocab

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1. The amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object

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

3. Is the value in a data set that occurs most often. If all values occur the same amount of times there is no mode for that set.

4. The product of any number and one is that number.

5. A model of an object in which the dimensions are in proportion to the actual dimensions of the object.

6. A whole number that has exactly two factors - 1 and itself.

7. The distance a number is from 0 on the number line - value of n is written l n l

8. A set of three positive integers that work in the pythagorean theorem

9. A rate that has a denominator of 1

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

11. A term that has no variable and does not change

12. A ratio that compares two quantities measured in different units

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

14. The sum of a number and its opposite is zero.

15. Apr - the percent of the principal you pay or earn a year

16. The distance around a circle.

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

18. Ratios that have the same value.

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

20. The number of square units needed to cover a flat surface

21. A(b + c) = ab + ac - an + ac = a(b+ c)

22. Is the difference of the greatest value and the least value in a set of data.

23. An event that is not affected by another event.

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

25. A number written as the product of its prime factors

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

27. To find the value of an expression

28. The y-value in a function

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

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

31. In an expression are separated by addition and subtraction signs

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

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

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

35. A relation that assigns exactly one output value for each input value

36. A number that has more than two factors

37. Is a number made of repeated factors

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

39. operations that undo each other - such as addition and subtraction

40. equations that have the same solution

41. The x-value in a function

42. A diagram used to show the total number of possible outcomes in an experiment

43. A number that can not be written a/b

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

45. Changing the grouping of terms will not change the sum - (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)

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

47. A

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

49. A comparison of two numbers by division

50. The steepness of a line on a graph - rise over run