# Math vocab semester 1

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1. a ratio that compares two quantities measured in different units
RATE
2. Ratios that name the same comparison
EQUIVALENT RATIOS
3. a comparison of two quantities by division
RATIO
4. an equation that states that two ratios are equivalent
PROPORTION
5. to write a fraction or expression in simplest form
SIMPLIFY
6. to find the solution or answer
SOLVE
7. the set of values that make a statement true
SOLUTION SET
8. a value or values that make an inequality true
SOLUTION OF AN INEQUALITY
9. to replace a variable with a number or another expression in an algebraic expression
SUBSTITUTE
10. a value or values that make an equation true
SOLUTION OF AN EQUATION
11. expressions that have the same value for all values of the variables
EQUIVALENT EXPRESSIONS
12. the property that states if you divide both sides of an equation by the same nonzero number, the new equation will have the same solution
DIVISION PROPERT OF EQUALITY
13. to find the value of a numerical or algebraic expression
EVALUATE
14. a mathmatical sentence that shows the relationship between the quantities that are not equivalent
INEQUALITY
15. a mathematical sentence that shows two expressions are equivalent
EQUATION
16. a graph of the set of ordered pairs that are solutions of the equation
GRAPH OF AN EQUATION
17. a rational or irrational number
REAL NUMBER
18. the property that states that between any two real numbers, there is always another real number
DENSITY PROPERTY
19. a number that cannot be expressed as a ratio of two integers or as a repeating or terminating decimals
IRRATIONAL NUMBER
20. any number that can be expressed as a ratio of two integers
RATIONAL NUMBERS
21. the number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor
EXPONENT
22. a number produced by raising a base to an exponent
POWER
23. the distance of a number from zero on a number line; shown by||
ABSOLUTE VALUE
24. a number line is in this form when it is written with a base and an exponent
EXPONENTIAL FORM
25. a pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plan
ORDERED PAIR
26. operation that undo each other: addition and subtraction, or multiplication and divivision
INVERSE OPERATION
27. the point where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect on the coordinate plane (0,0)
ORIGIN
28. two or more terms that have the same variable raised to the same power
LIKE TERMS
29. the property that states that if you multiply both sides of an equation by the same number the new equation will have the same solution
MULTIPLICATION PROPERTY OF EQUALITY
30. to get a variable alone on one side of an equation or inequality in order to solve the equation or inequaltiy
ISOLATE THE VARIABLE
 Author: littleg.ward ID: 290094 Card Set: Math vocab semester 1 Updated: 2014-11-29 03:21:17 Tags: Math vocab Folders: Description: Math vocab semester 1 Show Answers: