# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

4-1 & 4-2
First Two Sections Only
9
Mathematics
11/13/2008

## Additional Mathematics Flashcards

Term
 Base
Definition
 In 2∧4, it is the 2. The base is used as a factor as many times as given by the exponent.
Term
 Composite Number
Definition
 A whole number that has more than 2 factors.
Term
 Exponent
Definition
 In 2∧4, it is the 4. The exponent tells how many times the base, 2, is used as a factor.
Term
 Factor
Definition
 To write a number as a product of its factors.
Term
 Factor Tree
Definition
 A way to fine the prime factorization of a number. The factors branch out from the previous factors until all the factors are prime numbers.
Term
 Monomial
Definition
 An expression that is a number, a variable, or a product of numbers and/or variables.
Term
 Power
Definition
 A number that is expressed using an exponent.
Term
 Prime Factorization
Definition
 A composite number expressed as a product of prime factors.
Term
 Prime Number
Definition
 A whole number that has exactly two factors, 1 and itself.
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