Week of October 24th- 28th
1.A. naive adj.- showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment.
B. Unlike Albert Einstein, Alex is a naive person.
C. children are naive
2.A. niche noun-the place of something
B. Jim found his niche in life as a truck driver, unlike John who has not found his.
C. Lebron James found his niche in life as a NBA player.
3.A. obliterate verb- completely destroy
B. The town was obliterated by the bomb, but some people got out in time.
C. Donald Trumps votes could obliterate Hillary Clinton.
4.A. gratify verb-satisfy
B. Hopefully the chocolate bar will gratify my desire for some food.
C. food can gratify you from depression
5.A. infinite noun- unlimited
B. There is an infinite amount of numbers, but not people.
C. numbers go on forever
Week of October 31st- November 3rd
6.A. coefficient noun -the numerical factor of a term
B.Without the variable the coefficient would just be a number.
7.A. multiplicative inverse noun -two numbers with a product of 1, also known as the reciprocal of a number
B. In some problems using the multiplicative inverse is key to solving a problem, but not all of them.
C. 3/4 to 4/3
8.A. identity noun-An equation that is true for every value of the variable.
B. If you were to change one number in an identity, it would no longer be equivalent.
9.A. empty set noun- meaning there is no solution for an equation
B. There i many equations with empty sets, but most have a solution.
C. 5x does not equal 7x
10.A. properties noun -statements that are true for all numbers
B. The distributive property is a great way to get rid of a fraction, but you can't forget to solve.
C. 2(4-5) to 2(4)-2(5)
Week of November 7th- 11th
11A. embody noun- an idea
B.I have a coach that embodies competitive spirit, but some players lack it.
C. someone who cares
12A. exasperate verb -irritate
B. He may irritate you, but he is still smart.
C.making someone mad
13A.fiasco noun- a thing that is a complete failure
B.His plans turned into a fiasco, so he asked a friend to help him.
14A. garnish verb- decorate
B. She garnished the cake, but her kid messed up the frosting.
C.decorating a cake
15A. heritage noun- property that is or may be inherited
B. A lot of my heritage is Hungarian, I still have many different origons in my blood.
C. family tree
Week of November 29th- December 2nd
16A. plate noun- the parts that make up the crust.
B. Although there is many plates, there is only one mantle.
C. We live in the North American Plate.
17.A.Ring Of Fire noun- area around the Pacific Plate with a lot of volcanoes
B. The Ring Of Fire is cool, but not as cool as the Grand Canyon.
C. San Abdreas fault
18.A. Pangea noun- super continent
B. Pangea supports the Continental Drift theory, bot the planetery differiation.
C. one super countinent
19.A.Fault noun - Crack through an entire plate
B. Earthquakes form at faults, and are very dangerous.
C. San Andreas Fault
20.A.Isostatic Rebound noun - when the ground rises up from the weight of glaciers causing an EQ
B. Isostatic rebound causes Ohio's earthquakes, but they are not very powerful.
C. Glaciers over Ohio
Week of December 5th to 9th
21. A. Denotation noun - A Denotation is the secondary meaning of the word
B. He called him a hog, but she didn;t mean it litterly.
C. "You are a dog" means you are not a literal dog
22. A. Connotation noun- an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning
B. A Connotation is the literal, or dictionarial definition of the word.
C. "You are a dog" means that you are a literal dog.
23. A. Apathy noun - lack of interest
B. He apathied the voting of our Sheriff, but cared about the president.
24. A. Empathy noun - the ability to understand
B. He empathied the thought of Donald Trump becoming president.
C. Agree and share
25. A. Sympathy - feelings of sorrow
B. He felt sorrow for Jim, but he didn't accept it.
C. A bunch of people gave sympathy to him when his dog died