# 6th grade (Unit 5-Pre-AP Math Vocabulary) Flashcards

1
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Coordinate plane

A

a plane formed by the intersection of a horizontal number line called the x-axis and a vertical number line called the y-axis

2
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x-axis

A

the horizontal axis on a coordinate plane

3
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y-axis

A

the vertical axis on a coordinate plane

4
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origin

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the point where the x-axis and y-axis intersect on the coordinate plane; (0,0)

5
Q

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the x- and y-axes divide the coordinate plane into four regions. Each region is called a quadrant

6
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Ordered pair

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a pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plane

7
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negative slope

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a line that falls from left to right

8
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positive slope

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a line that falls from right to left

9
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constant rate of change

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describes changes of the same amount during equal intervals

10
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variable rate of change

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describes changes of a different amount during equal intervals

11
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rise

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vertical change of a line

12
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run

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horizontal change of a line