6th Grade Math Vocab 2009

- 1. Quadrant
A) A number sentence. B) A quarter of a circle or its circumference. C) A letter or symbol representing a varying quantity. D) The chance that a particular outcome will occur, measured as a ratio of the total possible outcomes (probability = favorable outcomes/possible outcomes). - 2. Inverse
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. B) Opposite, reverse operations. C) Same operations. D) Add and subtract like terms. - 3. Rate
A) A ration that compares quantities measured in different units. B) divides objects in half. C) A number which multiplies a variable. D) Used to convert one unit to another. - 4. Exterior Angles
A) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal). B) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees. C) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees. D) An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line. - 5. Chip Model
A) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers. B) A number which multiplies a variable. C) Using chips to model a translation. D) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. - 6. Variable
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. B) A letter or symbol representing a varying quantity. C) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers. D) A number which multiplies a variable. - 7. Probability
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. B) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers. C) Opposite reverse operations. D) The chance that a particular outcome will occur, measured as a ratio of the total possible outcomes (probability = favorable outcomes/possible outcomes). - 8. Conversions
A) A quarter of a circle or its circumference. B) Used to convert one unit to another. C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. D) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers. - 9. Integer
A) A number which multiplies a variable. B) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one. C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. D) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. - 10. Absolute Value
A) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10. B) x or –x is just the value of the numeral, ignoring the sign. It is the distance the number is from zero on the number line, written as abs(x) = x or abs(-x) = x. C) A number which multiplies a variable. D) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. - 11. Rotation
A) Move an item in any direction without rotating it. B) To turn an object. C) A line that cuts across two or more lines. D) A mirror view. - 12. Translation
A) To turn an object. B) Move an item in any direction without rotating it C) A line that cuts across two or more lines. D) A mirror view. - 13. Coefficient
A) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10. B) Opposite reverse operations. C) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one. D) A number which multiplies a variable. - 14. Reflection
A) A mirror view. B) To turn an object. C) A line that cuts across two or more lines. D) Move an item in any direction without rotating it. - 15. Coordinate Plane
A) A plane containing two perpendicular axes (x and y) intersecting at a point called the origin (0,0). B) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases. C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. D) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one. - 16. Evaluate
A) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half. B) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. C) They have the same variables and corresponding powers. D) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. - 17. Transversal
A) A line that cuts across two or more lines. B) A mirror view. C) To turn an object. D) Move an item in any direction without rotating it. - 18. Scientific Notation
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. B) They have the same variables and corresponding powers. C) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees). D) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10. - 19. Prime Numbers
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. B) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. C) Opposite reverse operations. D) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one. - 20. Complementary Angles
A) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees. B) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal). C) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees. D) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees. - 21. Rational Numbers
A) A real number that can be written as a ratio of two integers, excluding zero as a denominator, a repeating or terminating decimal, or an integer. B) A real number that can be written as a non-repeating or nonterminating decimal, but not as a fraction. C) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half. D) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. - 22. Rectangular Prism
A) A quarter of a circle or its circumference. B) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases. C) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half. D) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees). - 23. Bisector
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. B) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half. C) A quarter of a circle or its circumference. D) A number which multiplies a variable. - 24. Convex Polygon
A) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half. B) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases. C) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees). D) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half. - 25. Line of Symmetry
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. B) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half. C) A plane containing two perpendicular axes (x and y) intersecting at a point called the origin (0,0). D) Having the same shape and the same size. - 26. Congruence
A) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half. B) A number which multiplies a variable. C) Having the same shape and the same size. D) Used to convert one unit to another. - 27. Interior Angles
A) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees. B) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees. C) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal). D) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees. - 28. Supplemental Angles
A) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees. B) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees. C) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees. D) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal). - 29. Linear Functions
A) Can be represented on a straight-line graph. B) Having the same shape and the same size. C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal. D) They have the same variables and corresponding powers. - 30. Like Terms
A) A quarter of a circle or its circumference. B) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half. C) They have the same variables and corresponding powers. D) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to work it out. |

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