Maths Basic Terms

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Continuous
Data that can take any value (within a range) Example: People's heights could be any value (within the range of human heights), not just certain fixed heights.
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Discrete
Data that can only take certain values. For example: the number of students in a class (you can't have half a student).
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Equation
When two things are equal. It will have an equals sign "="
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Formula
A mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols
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Expression
Numbers, symbols and operators (such as + and ×) grouped together that show the value of something.
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more than
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Data that can only take certain values. For example: the number of students in a class (you can't have half a student).

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Discrete

Card 3

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When two things are equal. It will have an equals sign "="

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Card 4

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A mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols

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Card 5

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Numbers, symbols and operators (such as + and ×) grouped together that show the value of something.

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