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If you were ever awake during your high school math classes, then you know that there were a lot of terms to remember. Did any of it really sink in? In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of all things mathematical - but don't worry, we're going to make it fun!
What do you get with two angles that combine to measure 180°?

A headache

A triangle

A cat

Supplementary angles

If you got this one wrong, you were definitely high on something in "high" school. Get it? ha ha.

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What is the unit used to measure the size of an angle?

An atom

A degree

A degree is a unit of measurement for knowing the size of an angle. Not the same one used for temperature. Duh.

A shame

A unit used to measure the size of an angle

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What is the number that occurs most often in a set of data?

A party number

An awkward, uninvited number

A polyoctabolagratelat

A mode

The mode is the number that occurs most often. It's annoying sometimes.

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What is another word for a number?

A buck

A flipper

A digit

A digit is any one of the ten number symbols. It's also your finger.

A... what?

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What is a histogram?

A graph that shows your history

A histamine predictor on an allergenic day

A graph used to show frequencies

We wish it was a telegram from pre-recorded history. How cool would that be?

A telegram from pre-recorded history

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What are the two sides of a triangle that aren't the hypotenuse?

The legs

Okay, perhaps baby makers was a bit too much, but it made you laugh, right?

The gams

The moneymakers

The baby makers

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What is a variable?

A circumstance in your life you can't escape!!!!!!

A number that is always magically changing

A symbol used to represent a number

Variables are used in place of numbers. They're great, because they're like numbers in disguise!

Anything over a bizillion

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What is a tessellation? Think, think!

An explosion of numbers that is physically dangerous

An explosion of your mind when you say the word "tessellation"

A new kind of Dodge truck on the market

A pattern in which one or more shapes is repeated

It's a pretty cool word for something so simple and ordinary.

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What do you call two numbers whose product is 1?

Lovers

Peas in a pod

Reciprocals

Any number multiplied by its reciprocal will equal 1. It's just the ideal situation.

Romantics

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What do you call a set of points that extends infinitely in opposite directions?

An open road

A divorce waiting to happen

A line

Does this really need to be explained to you?

Planus Operundus Maximus

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Which of these is a line that radiates off into infinity in only one direction?

A laser

A lightening bolt

A ray

A ray has a starting point, plus a line that keeps going and going. How poetic.

An immortal line

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What is data?

An extinct bird

A myth

What every mathematician fears

Information

Hello? That was to check if you're still awake.

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What is the measure that tells you where the middle of a lot of data lies?

The Central Intelligence Region

The Measure of Central Tendency

It's easier to just call it the Middle of the Gosh Darn Data, though. MGDD, for short.

The Middle of the Gosh Darn Data

Data Purgatory

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What's the average known as?

The boring.

The mean.

The mean is the average. Both "mean" and "average" are terrible insults.

The middle child.

Sad. Just sad.

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What is the distance across a circle?

The bridge

The waistline

The girth

The diameter

Diameter is the measurement of distance across a circle. When measuring your waist, you're actually looking for the circumference.

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What does it mean when two shapes are congruent?

They grow out of one another

They're the same in size and shape

Congruent shapes resemble one another. Twins are congruent - but human.

They hate one another

They're shaped like a flower

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What are a decade and a score?

The score you get for a certain decade of your life.

They're long gone.

A long time...

Ten years and twenty years.

Four score and seven years ago! Sometimes a decade can feel like a score.

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What is the answer to a division problem?

4.67

0

I don't know!!!! My phone won't tell me!!!

A quotient

You come to a quotient in a division problem when you type numbers into your iPhone to achieve a mathematical answer.

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What is the set of whole numbers and their opposites?

Fake numbers

Integraters

Infinitesimals

Integers

Yes, integers. Not to be confused with "in tigers."

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What is the X-axis?

The horizontal number line on a graph

This was the hardest question so far. The vertical line on a graph is the Y-axis. Write it down.

A "delineazione" from WWII

Where Malcolm X was born

The vertical number line on a graph

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What is a number's measure of rank in a group?

Achievement

Caste

Hierarchy

Percentile

The percentile is the number's rank. It's all about superiority, isn't it?

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What is a line with two endpoints?

A dead end street

A crag

A segment

A line segment has two endpoints. It doesn't press on into infinity...

A shoestring

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On a graph, what is the point of intersection between X and Y?

Genesis

Love boat

Origin

This is the point of intersection between the X- and Y-axis. Think of it like the Garden of Eden for Adam and Eve.

The sweet spot

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What do you call a mathematical assertion that two quantities are equal?

A blatant lie!

Bipartisan

An equation

An equation is a mathematical statement that two values are equal.

Wishful thinking

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According to your math teacher, what is area?

A career specialty

The measure of the size of a surface

Area is the measurement of a flat space. Important when buying a house.

A song in an opera

All of the above

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What is a prime number?

An alpha number

A dominant, quarrelsome number

The only number you need to know

A number only divisible by itself and 1

2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13... We could go on. The number 1 is tricky, because primes must have exactly two factors, and the factors of 1 are 1 and, well... 1.

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What are parallel lines?

Lines that keep bumping into each other

Shaky lines. Very shaky...

Lines that do not intersect

Parallel lines never meet. Parallel lives... a similar tale.

Lines that refuse to be coplanar

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In math, what is a transformation?

A numerical makeover

Moving or changing the size of a geometric figure on a coordinate plane.

It sounds so flashy: Transformation! Let's be happy for the geometric figure, and not jealous.

When the number magically disappears

When something is added to the number

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What are two or more circles with a common center point?

A bubble

Cloud circles

Collision circles

Concentric circles

Concentric circles meet in the center. They look pretty.

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Which of these is NOT a polygon?

Triangle

Square

Segment

A polygon has 3 or more sides to it. Kind of like your girlfriend.

Hexagon

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What is the set of all possible outcomes of a numerical event?

MATHMATICAL TOTALITY

The secret

The great discerption!

Sample space

I meant to write "deception" but it turned into "discerption." It means severed. Sad.

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What is the measure of the number of cubic units necessary to fill a space?

Filling

Fluff

Volume

Volume fills up space. Stuffing fills space as well, particularly at Thanksgiving.

Stuffing

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What is the comparison of two numbers?

The ratio

A ratio is a comparison of two numbers. It uses ":" between the two, to separate them.

The judgment

The opinion

The formulation

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A perimeter measures what?

The distance between two things

The proximity of something

The internal pressure of an engine

The distance around a polygon

A moat around a castle has a perimeter. It's just a measurement, but it keeps the castle safe.

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What plane sits across from the right angle of a triangle?

The hippopotamus

The hypothalamus

The hyperbolic

The hypotenuse

The hippopotamus' hyperbolic hypothalamus has nothing to do with a hypotenuse.

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