Notes ABE Math Vocabulary Student Glossary

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Rounding
Estimation
<, >
Growth rate
Autosum symbol: ∑
Formula: makes data work for you. A number sentence that is always true – shorthand for your
method.
A function is a prewritten formula that helps to simplify complex procedures. Powerful tool.
All % vocab: interest, see percent materials …
Tally
Survey
Spreadsheet (also row column cell – like coordinate plane x,y )
Graph, table, chart, pie chart …
Data set, data analysis
Statistics
Averaging, mean median
Grouping symbols: emphasis on * for multiply and / for divide () for grouping … ( as always!)
Variables
Negative numbers “in the red”
Procedures:
Syntax (in reference to Order of Operations, symbol use in number sentences)
Order of Operations

Finance related:
All/any vocab from Unit 1 and Unit 2 from Number Power: Consumer Math by Jerry Howett
       Budget                                             Goods and Services
       Budget projections                                 Retail and wholesale
       Balance sheet                                      Over/(Short)
       Business Plan?                                     Payroll (withholding)
       Borrowing, Credit, line of credit                  Pretax
       Commission                                         Profit
       Expenses variable and fixed                        Reconciliation
       Equity                                             Revenue (sales), Forecasted revenue
       Financial report                                   Note: student will need to enter %
       Gross and Net                                      described like this “Management
       Income and expense sheet                           expenses as a percentage of revenue”
       Liability
       Risk management (Insurance)

Taxes: sales/property, business, personal, earned income credit …

				
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