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Intermediate Algebra

Vocabulary for Unit 1

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

- Directions:
- A slide will appear with a term
- Say the definition aloudbefore thecomputer can answer (5 sec.)
- You will hear a sound when the slide changes

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

opposite

the opposite of a is -a

Opposites:

4, -4 -5.6, 5.6 0,0

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

reciprocal

the reciprocal of a is

Reciprocals:

4, -5.6, 0,none

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

absolute value of a real number

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

absolute value

the distance from zero on the number line

4

2

-12 -11 -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

solution of an equation

a number that makes the equation true

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

compound inequality

a pair of inequalities joined by “and” or “or”

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

absolute value of a number x

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

absolute value

If x 0, then x = x.

If x 0, then x = -x.

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

extraneous solution

a solution of an equation derived from an original equation that is not a solution of the original equation

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

tolerance specifies allowable ranges in measurements

one half the difference between the maximum and minimum values

Chris Giovanello, LBUSD Math Curriculum Office, 2004

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