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Suggested List of Mathematical Language

Integrated Algebra

Problem Solving

 

algebraically

concept

conjecture

constraint

equivalent

formulate

generalization

graphically

multiple representations

numerically

parameter

pattern

relative efficiency

strategy

verbally

 

Reasoning and Proof

 

appropriate

approximation

argument

claim

conclusion

conjecture

counterexample

explain

inductive reasoning

logical argument

mathematical conjecture

proof

refute

systematic approach

validity

Venn diagram

verify

 

Communication

 

accuracy

analyze

argument

coherent

communicate

comprehension

conclusion

conjecture

decoding

elicit

equation

evaluate

extend

formula

function

graph

interpretation

mathematical visual

rationale

standard (mathematical) notation

strategy

table

technical writing

terminology

valid

 

Connections

 

coherent whole

concept

connection

formulate

physical model

procedure

quantitative model

representation

 

Representation

 

angle of elevation

array

chart

compare

diagram

equation

function

graph

interpret

mathematical phenomena

organize

physical phenomena

profit

record

social phenomena

symbol

table

technology

translate

 

Number Sense and Operations

 

absolute value

algebraic problem

arithmetic operation

arrangements (permutations)

associative property

closure property

commutative property

counting techniques

decimal

denominator

discount

distributive property

exponential expression

expression

factorial

field

fraction

Fundamental Principle of Counting

group

identity property

inverse property

like/unlike radical terms

number theory

numerator

percent of increase/decrease

product

properties of the Real numbers

proportionality/direct variation

quotient

radical

radicand

real numbers

scientific notation

simplest form

variable

 

Algebra

 

acute angle

adjacent side/angle

algebraic equation

algebraic expression

algebraic fraction

analyze

axis of symmetry

binomial

coefficient

common base

complement of a subset

coordinates

cosine

dependent

difference of two perfect squares

element

equation

exponent

exponential growth and decay

expression

factoring

fractional expression

greatest common factor (GCF)

hypotenuse

independent variable

inequality

integer

integral coefficient

integral exponent

integral root(s)

intersection of sets

interval notation 

lead coefficient

legs of a right triangle

line parallel to the x- or y-axis

linear equation in one variable

linear inequality in one variable

literal equation

lowest terms fraction

monomial

multiplication property of zero

opposite side/angle

parabola

parallel

polynomial

product

properties of exponents

proportion

Pythagorean Theorem

quadratic equation

quantitative

quotient

ratio

relation

right angle

right triangle

root(s) of an equation

roster form

set

set-builder notation

sine

slope

solution set

subset

sum

system of linear inequalities

systems of linear equations

tangent

translate (from verbal to symbolic)

trigonometry

trinomial

undefined

union of sets

universal set

variable

verbal expression

verbal sentence

vertex

x-axis

y-axis

 

Geometry

 

absolute value function

angle

area

axis of symmetry of a parabola

circle

coefficient

cylinder

decagon

exponential function

function

generalize

geometric shape

graph of a relation

hexagon

investigate

nonagon

octagon

ordered pair

parabolic function

parallelogram

pentagon

perimeter

polygon

quadrilateral

quarter-circle

rational coefficient

rectangle

rectangular solid

regular polygon

relation

rhombus

roots of a parabolic function

sector of a circle 

semi-circle

spatial reasoning

square

surface area

trapezoid

triangle

vertex

visualization

volume

 

Measurement

 

appropriate unit

conversion

cubic unit

error

linear measure

linear unit

magnitude

measurement system

rate

relative error

square unit

unit

 

Statistics and Probability

 

appropriateness

biased

bivariate

box-and-whisker plot

calculated probability

categorize

causation

central tendency

complement

conditional probability

correlation

cumulative frequency distribution table

cumulative frequency histogram

data

dependent events

dependent variable

element

empirical probability

experimental design

extrapolation

favorable event

finite sample space

five statistical summary

frequency distribution table

histogram

independent events

independent variable

interpolation

line of best fit

linear transformation

maximum

mean

measure of central tendency

median

minimum

mode

mutually exclusive events

not mutually exclusive events

percentile rank

probability

qualitative

quantitative

quartiles (specifically: first, second, third or lower, middle, upper)

range

sample space

scatter plot

series

univariate