Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Mathematics Elements and Terminologies-Board Exam Review






Here are some questions on Mathematics terminologies (elements).
1. The _____of a number are numbers that when multiplied with each other gives the value of the number.
a. Multipliers
b. Least Common Multiple
c. Factors
d. Roots

2. The _____ of a set of numbers is the smallest whole number factor that is common to all of them.
a. Multipliers
b. Least Common Multiple
c. Factor
d. Roots

3. In the algebraic expression X-2, what is the minuend?
a. X
b. 2
c. -2
d. X-2

4. What mathematical property is demonstrated by this equation: a (b+c) = ab+ac?
a. Closure Property
b. Associative property
c. Distributive property
d. Commutative property

5. In ratio and proportion, the first and last terms in a proportion are called _______.
a. Means
b. Extremes
c. Outliers
d. Outer layer

6. The rectangular coordinate system is also known as
a. Cartesian Coordinate system
b. Polar coordinate system
c. Spherical coordinate system
d. Cylindrical coordinate system

7. It is a series of numbers in which each consecutive term differs from the preceding one by a fixed amount
a. Progression
b. Constant progression
c. Geometric progression
d. Arithmetic progression

8. Which of the following should be used in calculating the volume of the revolution of an area?
a. Pappus Rule
b. Guldinus Rule
c. Prismoidal Formula
d. Simpson’s rule

9. Which of the following is used in determining the area of an irregular shape?
a. Pappus Rule
b. Guldinus Rule
c. Prismoidal Formula
d. Simpson’s Rule

10. It is a general formula used to find the volume of any prism, pyramid or frustum of a pyramid.
a. Pappus Rule
b. Guldinus Rule
c. Prismoidal Formula
d. Simpson’s Rule

Answers can be found here.

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