# Ch 1: The Basics Flashcards

The horizontal axis is called the (x/y) axis.

X

The vertical axis is called the (x/y) axis.

Y

Unrelated

two items that are not associated - aka hair color is unrelated to shoe size.

Related or proportional

two items that are associated, but the relationship between the items does not have to be specified. - Santa is related to Christmas

Directly related or directly proportional

two items that are associated such that when one item INCREASES the other INCREASES - aka age is directly related to experience

Inversely related or inversely proportional

two items are associated such that when one item INCREASES the other DECREASES - aka golf score in inversely related to skill

Reciprocal relationship

when two numbers are multiplied together and the result is one; a special form of inverse relationship.- aka 2 and 1/2 are reciprocals

Scientific or engineering notation

a shorthand manner to represent very large or very small numbers

In scientific or engineering notation, a positive exponent has a value (greater/less) than 10.

greater

In scientific or engineering notation, a negative exponent has a values (greater/less) than 1.

less

In scientific or engineering notation, an exponent of zero has a value between…

1 and 10.

giga

billion, G, 10^9

mega

million, M, 10^6

kilo

thousand, k, 10^3

hecto

hundred, h, 10^2