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Probability

Divide the number of events by the number of possible outcomes.




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Ratio

Identify the known ratio and the unknown ratio.Set up the proportion.Cross-multiply and solve.Check answer by plugging result into unknown ratio.




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Proportion

Solving proportions is simply a matter of stating the ratios as fractions, setting the two fractions equal to each other, cross-multiplying, and solving the resulting equation. You'll probably start out by just solving proportions, like this: Find the unknown value in the proportion: 2 : x = 3 : 9.




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Pythagorean theorem



-Right Triangles

The square of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.




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Congruence

Exactly equal in size and shape. Congruent sides or segments have the exact same length. Congruent angles have the exact same measure. For any set of congruent geometric figures, corresponding sides, angles, faces, etc. are congruent.




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Avoiding a run on

Use a period wherever needed.

Word choice

Selecting precise words will help you increase the impact you create on your audience. The best writing creates a vivid picture in the reader's mind. Well-selected words appeal to the senses.




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antecedent

A word can refer to an earlier noun or pronoun in the sentence. ... An antecedent is a word for which a pronoun stands. ( ante = "before") The pronoun must agree with its antecedent in number. Rule: A singular pronoun must replace a singular noun; a plural pronoun must replace a plural noun.




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semicolons

The use of a semicolon [and perhaps a conjunctive adverb] to link two or more closely related independent clauses)




-Praxis booklet

Comma Splices

The use of a comma to join two independent clauses. For example: It is nearly half past five, we cannot reach town before dark.




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