# Glossary D

## Data analysis

The process of examining and interpreting data to identify patterns, relationships, and trends.

## Data analysis and interpretation

The process of examining and making sense of data to draw conclusions and make informed decisions.

## Data Analysis Competence

The level of proficiency in analyzing and interpreting data.

## Data Analysis Proficiency

The ability to effectively analyze and interpret data.

## Data interpretation techniques

Methods used to interpret and analyze data.

## Data visualization methods

Techniques used to visually represent and analyze data.

## Data visualization techniques

Methods used to visually represent and analyze data.

## Decimals

A numerical system used to represent numbers with a decimal point.

## Decision making

The process of making a choice or selecting a course of action.

## Deductive reasoning

A logical process of reasoning from general principles to specific conclusions.

## Derivatives

A mathematical concept used to describe the rate of change of a function.

## Descriptive statistics

Statistical measures used to describe and summarize data.

## Difference of squares

A mathematical formula used to factorize quadratic equations.

## Dispersion measures

Statistical measures used to describe the spread of data.

## Distraction avoidance

The ability to avoid distractions during studying or testing.

## Distraction avoidance tactics

Techniques used to avoid distractions during studying or testing.

## Distraction elimination

The complete removal of distractions during studying or testing.

## Distraction elimination strategies

Methods used to completely remove distractions during studying or testing.

## Distraction management

The ability to control and manage distractions during studying or testing.

## Distraction-minimizing tactics

Techniques used to reduce or eliminate distractions during studying or testing.

## Distractions

Anything that diverts attention away from the task at hand, such as noise or electronic devices.

## Distributive property

A mathematical rule that allows for the simplification of equations by distributing a factor across multiple terms.

## Division

The mathematical operation of separating a quantity into equal parts.

## Don’t spend too much time on one question

Avoiding getting stuck on a single question during an exam, which can waste valuable time.

## Drywall hanging and finishing

The process of installing and smoothing drywall to create a finished surface.

## Drywall or plastering supplies

Materials used in the construction and finishing of walls and ceilings.

## Dynamics

The study of motion and forces, including concepts such as velocity and acceleration.