# Vocabulary Search-A Corner of the Universe Word Search

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## Unit 2 Quadratic Functions-Vocabulary Crossword

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a function that can be written in the form f(x)=ax^2+bx+c, where a,b & c are real numbers QuadraticFunction
a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone Parabola
a line that divides a figure in half Axisofsymmetry
the original function before a transformation is applied ParentFunction
the point of intersection of lines Vertex
the solution to a quadratic equation Roots
b^2-4ac Discriminant
the lowest point of a parabola MinimumValue
highest point of a parabola MaximumValue
a square of a whole number PerfectSquare

## Geometry Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Line segments that do not intersect. They are side by side and have the same distance continuously between them. Parallel
A straight line going through the center of a circle. It connects two points on the circle's circumference. Diameter
An angle that is equal to 90 degrees. It is usually represented by a small square on the vertex of the angle. right
A flat surface that extends forever and does not end. It contains an x and y axis, and infinite points and lines. plane
A transformation that moves an image a certain distance. It slides an image within a plane without rotating or flipping it. translation
A triangle that has two sides of equal length. The angles opposite the equal sides are also equal. isosceles
A pair of adjacent angles formed by intersecting lines. Another word for supplementary angles, meaning that they add up to equal 180 degrees. linear pair
Two lines that intersect. The relationship between the two lines meet at a right angle. perpendicular
A 2-dimensional shape that has three sides and three angles. There are three types of a ________; Equilateral, Isosceles, and Scalene. triangle
Two angles that add up to equal 90 degrees. Two angles that add up to 180 degrees are supplementary, while two angles that add up to 90 degrees are _________. complementary
The perimeter or distance around the edge of a circle. The equation to find the __________ is πd or 2πr. circumference
A straight path that extends in two opposite directions without end, and has no thickness. A _________ can contain infinite points. line
A part of a line that consists of two endpoints. This forms when two points are connected. segment
A part of a line that consists of one endpoint. When naming a _________, the endpoint MUST com first. ray
A 3-dimensional point, line, or shape. It is a region in which objects exist. space
The distance from the center to the circumference of a circle. It is half of the circle's diameter. radius
A transformation that turns an image around a given point. It can be transformed by turning it clockwise or counterclockwise. rotation
Unit to measure angles. One __________ is the angle measurement of 1/360th of a circle. degrees
The common endpoint of two or more rays or line segments. It is the corner or point where lines meet. vertex
A trigonometric function used in a right angled triangle. It is the length of the adjacent side divided by the length of the hypotenuse. cosine

## Geometry Vocabulary Crossword

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A closed plane figure formed by three or more straight sides that are line segments. polygon
A polygon with three sides and three angles. triangle
A polygon with four sides and four angles. quadrilateral
A polygon with five sides and five angles. pentagon
A polygon with six sides and six angles. hexagon
A polygon with seven sides and seven angles. heptagon
A polygon with eight sides and eight angles. octagon
A polygon with nine sides and nine angles. nonagon
A polygon with ten sides and ten angles. decagon
An angle that measures greater than 0 degrees and less than 90 degrees. acute
An angle that forms a square corner and has a measure of 90 degrees. right
An angle whose measure is 180 degrees. straight
An angle that measures greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees. obtuse
An exact location in space. point
A straight path of points in a plane that continues without end in both direcetions with NO endpoints. line
A part of a line that includes two points called endpoints and all the points between them. line segment
A part of a line; it has one endpoint and continues without end in one direction. ray
The point at either end of a line segment of the starting point of a ray. endpoint
Lines in the same plane that never intersect and are always the same distance apart. parallel
Two lines that intersect to form four right angles. perpendicular
Lines that cross each other at exactly one point. intersecting
The number of square units needed to cover a surface. area
The distance around a figure. perimeter
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides and four right angles. square
A parallelogram with opposite sidees that are equal, or congrudent, and with four right angles. rectangle
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides. rhombus
A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. trapezoid
A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal, or congruent. parallelogram
Having the EXACT same size and shape. congruent

## MATH CROSSWORD PUZZLE - Answer Key

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The mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal. EQUATION
The line intersects 2 or more parallel line TRANSVERSAL
The side of the right triangle that is opposite to the right angle. HYPOTENUSE
The symbol that is used to represent a square root RADICAL SIGN
The numerical factor of the term that contains a variable COEFFICIENT
A function whose graph is non vertical line LINEAR FUNCTION
The ratio of change in y to the change in x (rise/run) SLOPE
A polygon with three sides TRIANGLE
Changes the figure into another shape TRANSFORMATION
Identical in form (angles) CONGRUENT
When two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, the angles formed on the outside of the parallel lines EXTERIOR ANGLES
In any right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM
Lines in the same plane that do not intersect PARALLEL LINES
A transformation in which a figure slides but does not turn TRANSLATION
The set of all points in the space that are the same distance from the point called center SPHERE
A transformation in which a figure is made larger or smaller with respect to a fixed point DILATION
A measure of the amount of space a 3 dimensional figure occupies VOLUME
A number that, when multiplied by itself, equals a given number SQUARE ROOT
Two numbers whose product is 1 RECIPROCALS
A polyhedron that has 2 parallel, congruent bases; the lateral faces are parallelogram PRISM

## Population Vocabulary Crossword

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The average period that a person may expect to live. Life Expectancy
The deaths of infants and children under the age of 5 Child Mortality
The number of live births per thousand of population per year. Birth Rates
A poor agricultural country that is seeking to become more advanced economically. Developing Countries
Is the process by which an economy is transformed from primarily agricultural to one based on the manufacturing of goods. Industrialization
graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population (typically that of a country or region of the world), which forms the shape of a pyramid when the population is growing. Population Pyramid
The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics. Demographics
Movement of one part of something to another. Can happen within a country or from one country to another. Migration
is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume – usually measured per 1000. Population Density
A survey of a given area, resulting in an account of the entire population and often the gathering of other data relating to that population at a specific time. Census
A community or settlement with a population of 2,000 or more Urban
he number of deaths per 1,000 population in a given year. Death Rate
A large concentration of population, usually an area with 100,000 or more people. Metropolitan Area
A group of objects or organisms of the same kind. Population
Also known as industrialized countries (or regions), include Europe (including all of Russia), the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. More Developed Ctry

## Chapter 19 cross word puzzle

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Urban area surrounding Suburb
Beat Generation Beat movement
Series of laws and policies Termination policy
Good tap dancing music Jazz
Def leopard genre of music Rock N roll
33rd president of the United States Harry s. Truman
Authorization Granted by the government Franchise
the redevelopment of areas within a large city, typically involving the clearance of slums. Urban renewal
was an ambitious set of proposals put forward by U.S. President Harry S. Truman to Congress in his January 1949 Fair deal
also called Servicemen's Readjustment Act, U.S. legislation passed in 1944 GI bill of rights
a political party organized in the summer of 1948 Dixiecrats
The media Mass media
The Federal Communications Commission FCC
American medical researcher and virologist. Dr. Jonas Salk
a Mexican laborer allowed into the US for a limited time as a seasonal agricultural worker. Bracero
a policy of producing consumer goods Planed obsolescence
a number of different things or parts that are put or grouped together Conglomerate
. the protection or promotion of the interests of consumers. Consumerism

## System Of Equations Vocabulary Crossword

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The number that is multiplied by the variable. Coefficient
Method of solving a system in which two equations are added together in a manner that will eliminate one of the two variables. Elimination Method
An equation that when graphed will form a line. Linear Equation
An inequality that when graphed will form a line that divides the coordinate plane into a shaded region and unshaded region. Linear Inequality
Two lines cross at a point. Intersection
Two lines that are co-planar and never intersect. Parallel
Two lines that are co-planar and intersect to form four right angles. Perpendicular
The rate at which the y value of a linear function rises or falls as x increases. Slope
A method for solving a system of linear equations in which the equivalent expression of a variable is substituted for that variable into the other equation. Substitution Method
The point of intersection for a system of equations. Solution

## Circle Vocabulary Crossword

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a segment whose endpoints are the center and any point on a circle radius
chord that contains the center of a circle diameter
the point from which all points on a circle are equidistant center
an angle whose vertex is the center of a circle central angle
the distance around a circle circumference
an angle whose vertex is on a circle and whose sides contain chords of the circle inscribed angle
a segment whose endpoints are on a circle chord
a line that intersects a circle in two points secant line
an arc with endpoints that are the endpoints of a diameter semicircle
a line in the plane of a circle that intersects the circle at exactly one point tangent line
if the endpoints of a chord or arc lie on the sides of an inscribed angle, the chord or arc is said to subtend the angle subtend
coplanar circles that intersect in one point tangent circles
an arc that lies between two lines, rays or segments intercepted arc
an angle whose sides are tangent to a circle circumscribed angle
a part of the circumference of a circle arc
a circle that contains all the vertices of an inscribed polygon circumscribed circle
coplanar circles that have a common center concentric circles

## Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

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A diagram showing all of the interconnected food chains in an ecosystem Food web
Large variety of organisms and species in an ecosystem Biodiversity
An organism that breaks down dead organisms Decomposer
A diagram that shows how energy decreases as it travels through the trophic levels of a food chain Energy Pyramid
A diagram showing a single pathway of energy transfer an ecosystem Food Chain
An organism that eats both plants and animals Omnivore
An organism that eats only other animals Carnivore
An organism that eats only other plants Herbivore
When two organisms fight over the same resource Competition
All of the different populations of organisms living in an area Community
All of the living space on earth Biosphere
Living and nonliving things interacting in an area Ecosystem
All of the members of the same species in an area Population
The organism that is hunted Prey
The organism that hunts others for food Predator
A trait that helps an organism survive Adaptation
The scarcest resource that limits a population's size Limiting Factor
The largest population size an ecosystem can hold Carrying Capacity
A type of relationship where one organism benefits while the other organism is harmed Parasitism
A type of symbiosis where one species benefits and the other is not helped or harmed Commensalism
A type of symbiosis where two organisms benefit from their relationship with each other Mutualism
A relationship where to species interact and one is benefitted Symbiosis
Living part of the environment; includes anything made by a living organism Biotic
Non living part of the environment Abiotic
Any organism able to make its own food (aka Producer) Autotroph
An organism that has to eat other living things to survive (aka consumer) Heterotroph
Used by organisms to do everything it needs to live Energy
Third level consumer. Often top of the food chain Tertiary Consumer
The 1st level consumer. Eats producers Primary Consumer

## Excel Vocabulary Crossword

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The intersection of a column and a row in a table or worksheet. Cell
The cell in the worksheet in which you can type. Active Cell
A vertical stack of cells in a table or worksheet. Column
An equation that calculates a new value from values currently in a worksheet. Formula
Microsoft Word 2007 Excel
The horizontal placement of cells in a table or worksheet. Row