Thursday, November 6, 2014

Second 9 weeks Vocabulary

Second 9 Weeks      October 27, 2014

Perfect Square(noun)-the product of a rational number multiplied by itself.

An example of a perfect square is 6. 

                                               An example of a perfect square is 25 0r 9. 

Square Root(noun)-a number that produces a specified quantity when multiplied by itself.

The square root of 9 is 3.

                                                         The square root of 25 equals 5. 

Radical Sign(noun)-the sign √, which indicates the square root of the number following (or a higher root indicated by a preceding superscript numeral).

I had to asked Mrs. Turner what a radical sign.

                                                Radical signs are square rooting a number.

Rational Numbers(noun)-is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers, with the denominator q not equal to zero.

rational number is 25.

                      These are my notes from math class we were learning about Rational numbers.

Irrational Numbers(noun)-is any real number that cannot be expressed as a ratio of integers.

irrational number is 2.

                                            I learned about Irrational numbers in 8th grade.

November 4, 2014
Contour Farming()-is the farming practice of ploughing and/or planting across a slope following its elevation contour lines.
While we are learning about erosion, we learned that contour farm is a way that farmers 
are conserving topsoil.

Chemical erosion()-changes the composition of rocks, often transforming them when water interacts with minerals to create various chemical reactions.

Erosion(noun)-the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.


Delta(noun)-a nearly flat plain of alluvial deposit between diverging branches ofthe mouth of a river, often, though not necessarily, triangular:

Organic(adjective)-noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals,but that now includes all other compounds of carbon.

November 10, 2014

implicit(adjective)-implied though not plainly expressed.

explicit(adjective)-stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.

textual features()- headings, bold letters, italics, and etc.

analogy(noun)-a similarity between like features of two things

figurative(adjective)-of the nature of