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