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CLEP College Algebra Vocab

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

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

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

4. equations that have the same solution

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

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

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

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

9. A method of writing very large or very small numbers by using powers of 10

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. A statement that compares two quantities using < - > - = -= - or ?

17. The y-value in a function

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

19. A line segment from the center of a circle to any point on the circle (is also half the diameter)

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

21. The set of all the output (y-values) for a function

22. The bottom of a triangle

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

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

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

26. Ratios that have the same value.

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

28. Number in front of a variable

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

30. Consists of numbers and operations

31. A rate that has a denominator of 1

32. The x-value in a function

33. Inequalities that have the same solution

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

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

36. Is the number that is repeatedly multiplied in a power

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

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

39. Is a number made of repeated factors

40. When the GCF of the numerator and denominator is 1

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

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

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

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

45. one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2

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

47. The distance around a circle.

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

49. special polyhedron with faces that are all squares

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