GAME NAME:

GRADE 8 MATH VOCABULARY

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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Explanation

NUMBERS

NUMBERS

NAME THE KIND OF NUMBER

FROM THE DEFINITION

FRACTIONS

FRAC-

TIONS

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

DEALING WITH FRACTIONS

GRAPHING

GRAPHS

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

RELATING TO THE

COORDINATE PLANE

DATA

DATA

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

RELATING TO STATISTICS

POINT THE WAY

POINT THE

WAY

NAME THE GEOMETRIC TERM

FOR THE POINT OR SET OF

POINTS DEFINED

WHAT'S YOUR ANGLE

WHAT'S

YOUR

ANGLE

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

ABOUT ANGLES

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THE NUMBERS 0, 1, 2, 3, 4...

WHOLE NUMBERS

A PART OF A WHOLE,

EXPRESSED AS A NUMERATOR

OVER A DENOMINATOR

FRACTION

THE HORIZONTAL NUMBER LINE

OF THE COORDINATE PLANE

X-AXIS

THE AVERAGE OF A SET OF

NUMBERS

MEAN

A STRAIGHT CURVE

LINE

AN ANGLE WHOSE DEGREE

MEASURE IS BETWEEN 0° AND

90°

ACUTE ANGLE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THE NUMBERS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, ...

SOMETIMES CALLED THE

NATURAL NUMBERS

COUNTING NUMBERS

THE LINE SEGMENT THAT

SEPARATES THE NUMERATOR

AND DENOMINATOR OF A

FRACTION

FRACTION BAR

THE VERTICAL NUMBER LINE

OF THE COORDINATE PLANE

Y-AXIS

THE MIDDLE NUMBER WHEN A

SET OF NUMBERS IS

ARRANGED IN ORDER FROM

LEAST TO GREATEST

MEDIAN

A PART OF A LINE

LINE SEGMENT

AN ANGLE WHOSE MEASURE IS

GREATER THAN 90° AND LESS

THAN 180°

OBTUSE ANGLE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

THE NUMBERS TO THE LEFT OF

THE ORIGIN ON A NUMBER LINE.

NUMBERS LESS THAN ZERO,

THE OPPOSITE OF POSITIVE

NEGATIVE NUMBERS

A NUMERICAL EXPRESSION

COMPOSED OF A WHOLE

NUMBER AND A FRACTION

MIXED NUMBER

A PLANE WITH TWO

INTERSECTING NUMBER LINES,

WHICH ARE USED TO

DESIGNATE THE POSITION OF

ANY POINT IN THE PLANE

COORDINATE PLANE

THE NUMBER THAT APPEARS

MOST OFTEN N A SET OF

NUMBERS

MODE

A HALF LINE.  THE PART OF A

LINE THAT BEGINS AT ONE

POINT AND CONTINUES

WITHOUT END ON A STRAIGHT

PATH THROUGH ANOTHER

POINT

RAY

ONE OF THE ANGLES FORMED

AT THE INTERSECTION OF TWO

PERPENDICULAR LINES AND

MEASURES 90°

RIGHT ANGLE

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

A WHOLE NUMBER GREATER

THAN 1 WHOSE ONLY WHOLE

NUMBER DIVISORS ARE 1 AND

THE NUMBER ITSELF

PRIME NUMBERS

A FRACTION WHOSE

NUMERATOR IS EQUAL TO OR

GREATER THAN THE

DENOMINATOR

IMPROPER FRACTION

THE NUMBERS ON A NUMBER

LINE ASSOCIATED WITH A

POINT

COORDINATES

THE NUMERICAL DIFFERENCE

BETWEEN THE LEAST AND

GREATEST NUMBERS IN A SET

RANGE

LINES, RAYS, OR SEGMENTS

THAT INTERSECT TO FORM

RIGHT ANGLES

PERPENDICULAR

AN ANGLE WHOSE MEASURE IS

180°

STRAIGHT ANGLE

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

A COUNTING NUMBER THAT IS

THE PRODUCT OF TWO

COUNTING NUMBERS, NEITHER

OF WHICH IS THE NUMBER 1

COMPOSITE NUMBER

AN EQUATION THAT EQUATES

TWO RATIOS

PROPORTION

THE POINT ON A NUMBER LINE

WITH WHICH THE NUMBER

ZERO IS ASSOCIATED.  THE

POINT WHERE THE AXES OF

THE COORDINATE PLANE

INTERSECT.

ORIGIN

A COMPARISON OF THE

MAGNITUDES OF TWO

NUMBERS

RATIO

A LOCATION ON A LINE OR IN

SPACE

POINT

THE POINT WHERE THE RAYS

OF AN ANGLE INTERSECT

VERTEX

 CATEGORY:   

DIVISION  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

A BAR DRAWN OVER DIGITS INA DECIMAL NUMBER TOINDICATE THAT THE DIGITSREPEAT ENDLESSLY   

 Response:   

VINCULUM

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CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

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CATEGORY

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CATEGORY

Explanation

SAY 'EM RIGHT!

SAY 'EM

RIGHT!

CORRECTLY NAME PARTS OF

MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION

PROBLEMS

GOING IN CIRCLES

GOING IN

CIRCLES

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

RELATING TO CIRCLES

GEOMETRY

GEO-

METRY

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

ABOUT SHAPES AND

MEASUREMENT

NAME THAT NUMBER

NAME

THAT

NUMBER

GIVE THE TERM FOR THE

DEFINITION

ALGEBRAIC TERMS

ALGEBRA

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS

RELATING TO ALGEBRA

MISCELLANEOUS DEFINITIONS

MISC DEF

IDENTIFY THESE TERMS FROM

THE GIVEN DEFINITION

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

A COUNTING NUMBER THAT

DIVIDES A SECOND COUNTING

NUMBER WITHOUT A

REMAINDER (NUMBERS BEING

MULTIPLIED)

FACTORS

THE PERIMETER OF A CIRCLE

CIRCUMFERENCE

THE DISTANCE AROUND A

FLAT, GEOMETRIC FIGURE

PERIMETER

THE UPPER NUMBER IN AN

EXPONENTIAL EXPRESSION

EXPONENT

A LETTER USED TO REPRESENT

A NUMBER THAT HAS NOT

BEEN DESIGNATED

VARIABLE

THE SMALLEST WHOLE

NUMBER THAT EVERY MEMBER

OF A SET OF WHOLE NUMBERS

WILL DIVIDE EVENLY

LEAST COMMON

MULTIPLE

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

THE NUMBER BEING DIVIDED IN

A DIVISION PROBLEM

DIVIDEND

A HALF CIRCLE

SEMI-CIRCLE

THE TOTAL OUTSIDE AREA OF

A GEOMETRIC SOLID

SURFACE AREA

THE LOWER NUMBER IN AN

EXPONENTIAL EXPRESSION

BASE

A POSITIVE NUMBER AND A

NEGATIVE NUMBER WHOSE

ABSOLUTE VALUES ARE

EQUAL (FOR EXAMPLE, 3 AND

-3)

OPPOSITES

THE FIGURE FORMED BY TWO

RAYS THAT HAVE A COMMON

ENDPOINT

ANGLE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

THE NUMBER THAT DIVIDES IN

A DIVISION PROBLEM

DIVISOR

A SEGMENT THAT CONNECTS

TWO POINTS ON A CIRCLE

CHORD

THE SPACE OCCUPIED BY A

GEOMETRIC SOLID

VOLUME

THE VALUE OF A DIGIT

DETERMINED BY ITS POSITION

WITHIN THE NUMERAL

PLACE VALUE

WHEN ONE OPERATION WILL

"UNDO" THE OTHER OPERATION

INVERSE OPERATIONS

THE MARKS MADE ON A

NUMBER LINE OR COORDINATE

PLANE TO INDICATE THE

LOCATION OF A POINT OR SET

OF POINTS

GRAPH

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE CAPABILITY OF A WHOLE

NUMBER TO BE DIVIDED BY

ANOTHER WHOLE NUMBER

WITH NO REMAINDER

DIVISIBILITY

AN ENDLESS CONNECTION OF

MATHEMATICAL POINTS

CURVE

A THREE DIMENSIONAL SOLID

WITH SIX SQUARE ADJACENT

FACES THAT ARE

PERPENDICULAR, AND

OPPOSITES ARE PARALLEL

CUBE

WRITING EACH NON-ZERO DIGIT

IN A NUMBER TIMES ITS PLACE

VALUE

EXPANDED NOTATION

THE QUALITY OF A NUMBER

THAT EQUALS THE DISTANCE

OF THE GRAPH OF THE

NUMBER FROM THE ORIGIN

ABSOLUTE VALUE

ANY ONE OF THE 4 SECTORS

OF A RECTANGULAR

COORDINATE SYSTEM

FORMED BY 2 PERPENDICULAR

LINES THAT INTERSECT AT THE

ORIGIN OF BOTH  LINES

QUADRANT

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

THE REPEATING DIGITS OF A

DECIMAL NUMBER

REPETEND

A SEGMENT OR A PIECE OF A

CURVE

ARC

A THREE DIMENSIONAL

GEOMETRIC FIGURE (FOR

EXAMPLE, SPHERES, CONES,

AND RIGHT SOLIDS)

GEOMETRIC SOLID

A METHOD OF WRITING A

NUMBER AS THE PRODUCT OF

A DECIMAL NUMBER AND A

POWER OF 10

SCIENTIFIC NOTATION

A PARTICULAR PROCESS FOR

SOLVING A CERTAIN TYPE OF

PROBLEM

ALGORITHM

THE LARGEST WHOLE NUMBER

THAT IS A FACTOR OF ALL

MEMBERS OF A GIVEN SET OF

WHOLE NUMBERS

GREATEST COMMON

FACTOR

 CATEGORY:   

DIVISION  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

A BAR DRAWN OVER DIGITS INA DECIMAL NUMBER TOINDICATE THAT THE DIGITSREPEAT ENDLESSLY   

 Response:   

VINCULUM

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