8th Grade Cards: Math

Words for students of 8th Grade, the page is for math words (List 1), which are essential vocabulary for 8th Grade academic classes.
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adjacent angles
are angles that have a common ray coming out of the vertex going between two other rays, with no overlap of the regions
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coefficient
a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
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constant
invariable; repeating; continually occurring; persistent
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distance formula
algebraic expression that gives the distance between two points in a particular coordinate system in a particular number of dimensions
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domain
field; territory over which rule or control is exercised; networked computers that share a common address
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formula
plan; directions for making something; a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement
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hypotenuse
the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle
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lateral area
the sum of the areas of the lateral (vertical) faces of a cylinder, cone, frustum, or the like
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linear equation
a polynomial equation of the first degree
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linear inequality
an inequality which involves a linear function.
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Pythagorean theorem
a relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right triangle, it states that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides
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range of a function
the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined
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scatter plot
a type of display using Cartesian coordinates to display values for two variables for a set of data
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scientific notation
a method of writing or displaying numbers in terms of a decimal number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10
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slope
be at an angle; incline; gradient
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slope-intercept form
the equation of a straight line in the form y = mx b where m is the slope of the line and b is its y-intercept
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solids
geometric figure having three dimensions
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surface area
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
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term
limited period of time; point in time at which something ends; termination; deadline