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# Category Archives: S

# Similar

Synonyms: Similarity

Two shapes are said to be similar if they are enlargements of one another.

Exmaple: A and B are similar shapes.

ðŸ”‘Key Similar Topics: Similar Shapes: Finding Sides, Similar Shapes: Area, Similar Shapes: Volume

ðŸ‘€Also Look up: Enlarge, Scale Factor

# Scale Factor

Abbreviation: S.F. (Not to be confused with s.f. for significant figure)

The number a which a shape’s sides are multiplied by in an enlargement.

Example: The scale factor from A to B is 2.

ðŸ”‘Key Scale Factor Topics: Enlargement, Similar Shapes

ðŸ‘€Also Look up: Enlarge, Similar

# Scatter Graph

Synonyms: Scatter Diagram, Scatter Plot

A graph which shows two variables for a set of objects. Used to spot relationships, or correlation, between the two sets of data.

Example:

ðŸ”‘Key 2D Topics: Scatter Graphs

ðŸ‘€Also Look Up: Line of Best Fit, Data, Correlation, Extrapolate

# Steady Speed

Synonyms: Constant Speed

The same speed; not getting faster or slower.

Example: Fred travels a a steady speed for 5 minutes.

ðŸ”‘Key Topics: Speed, Distance and Time

ðŸ‘€Also Look up: Average Speed, Compound Measure

# Stationary

Not moving, standing still.

Example: The car was stationary for 30 seconds.

ðŸ”‘Key Topics: Speed, Distance and Time

ðŸ‘€Also Look up: Steady Speed, Compound Measure

# Sequence

A list of numbers that go up, or down in a pattern.

Example: 2, 10, 18, 26, …

ðŸ”‘Key Sequence Topics: Describing Rules, Missing Terms, Fibonacci, nth Term, Patterns

ðŸ‘€Also Look up: Ascending, Descending, Term, nth Term

# Sketch

A diagram that is not accurate but contains the key information.

# Show that

Use words, numbers or algebra to show how you go from the question to the answer they have given. You may not use their answer in your calculations.

# Segment

The section made by drawing a chord in a circle.

Example:

ðŸ”‘ Key Segment Topics: Parts of a Circle, Circle Theorems, Area of a Segment

ðŸ‘€Also Look Up: Chord, Circle, Diameter