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CLEP College Algebra Vocab

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1. The point in the exact middle of a circle

2. 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.

3. A ratio whose denominator is 100

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

5. An expression that contains a square root

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

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

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

9. Is a number made of repeated factors

10. Changing the grouping of factors will not change the product - (ab)c = a(bc)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. Consists of numbers - variables - and operations

19. 3.1415.... is an irrational number resulting from the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter

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

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

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

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

24. probability based on what happens when an experiment is actually done

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

26. Is the amount paid for borrowing or lending money

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

34. A rate that has a denominator of 1

35. The bottom of a triangle

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

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

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

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

40. Inequalities that have the same solution

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

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

43. The original amount of money loaned or borrowed

44. To find the value of an expression

45. The order in which operations in an expression to be evaluated are carried out. 1. parentheses 2. exponets 3. multiplication and divison 4. addition and subtraction

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

47. Fractions that have the same value and the same simplest form

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

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

50. 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.