# Glossary F

## Factoring

The process of breaking down a mathematical expression into simpler components.

## Factoring polynomials

Breaking down algebraic expressions into simpler components.

## Familiarization with test format and structure

Becoming familiar with the layout and types of questions on the ASVAB test.

## Fasteners

Devices used to hold two or more objects together, such as screws, bolts, and nails.

## Feedback

Information provided to an individual about their performance or behavior, often with the goal of improving future performance.

## Feedback analysis

The process of reviewing and analyzing feedback received in order to identify areas for improvement.

## Feedback and critique

Constructive criticism and feedback provided in order to improve performance.

## Feedback evaluation

The act of analyzing feedback in order to identify areas for improvement.

## Feedback loop

A process of receiving feedback, making adjustments, and receiving further feedback in order to improve performance.

## Finishing processes

The final steps in a project, such as sanding, staining, or polishing.

## Finishing supplies

Materials used to complete a project, such as paint, varnish, or sealant.

## Fire prevention measures

Actions taken to prevent fires from starting or spreading.

## Flashcards

Cards with information on them used for studying and memorization.

## Flexibility

The ability to adapt to changing circumstances or requirements.

## Flexibility in learning style

The ability to make changes to a schedule in order to accommodate unexpected events or tasks.

## Flooring installation

The process of installing flooring materials, such as carpet, tile, or hardwood.

## Fluid mechanics

The study of how fluids behave under various conditions.

## Focus

The act of directing attention towards a specific task or goal.

## Focus and concentration

The ability to maintain attention on a task or goal.

## Focus enhancement techniques

Methods for improving concentration and focus.

## Focus-enhancing exercises

Activities designed to improve concentration and focus.

## Focusing on weak areas

Concentrating on areas of weakness in order to improve overall performance.

## Focus maintenance

Prioritizing tasks that are most important or valuable.

## Focus techniques

Strategies for improving concentration and focus.

## FOIL method

A mnemonic device used to remember the steps for multiplying two binomials.

## Fractions

A mathematical concept involving a part of a whole, expressed as a ratio of two numbers.

## Fractions and Decimals

Mathematical concepts involving numbers that are not whole, including parts of a whole and numbers expressed in decimal form.