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cardinal number

The numbers 1, 2, 3, . . . as well as some types of infinity. Cardinal numbers are used to describe the number of elements in either finite or infinite sets


Chance

The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.


Decreasing pattern

A function with a graph that moves downward as it is followed from left to right. For example, any line with a negative slope is decreasing.


difference

The result of subtracting two numbers or expressions. For example, the difference between 7 and 12 is 12 – 7, which equals 5.


Distance

The length of the shortest segment from a given point to a given line.


Foot (measurement)

a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard


Geometric shapes

Recognizably named areas based


figures

on straight lines, angles and curves such as square, circle, triangle, etc..


Height

the vertical dimension of extension; distance from the base of something to the top


Increasing pattern

A function with a graph that goes up as it is followed from left to right. For example, any line with a positive slope is increasing.


Length

the linear extent in space from one end to the other; the longest horizontal dimension of something that is fixed in place


model

model n. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.


Numeric pattern

Patterns using integers


Ordinal number

Numerical words that indicate order. The ordinal numbers are: first, second, third, fourth, etc


Outcome

A single, specific possible result of an experiment


Pattern extension

A model or original used as an archetype transferred to other concepts


Second (time)

unit of time equal to one sixtieth of a minute


set

a group or collection of objects or numbers, considered as an entity unto itself


Standard measurement

accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared


Symmetry

an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane


Table

set of data arranged in rows and columns


Time interval

definite length of time marked off by two instants


Whole number

an integer which has 1 or more units and can be positive or negative


width

the extent of something from side to side
