# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Big Ideas Blue Review Section
11
Mathematics
05/17/2017

Term
 Distributive Property
Definition
 The distributive property involves multiplication. Example: -2(x+3)= -2(x)-2(3) = -2x-6
Term
 Inverse
Definition
 Opposite. Multiplication and Division are inverse operations. Addition and subtraction are inverse operations. Squaring a number and square root are inverse operations.
Term
 Reciprocal
Definition
 A flipped fraction. The reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2.
Term
 Absolute Value
Definition
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Term
 Variable
Definition
 Letter that represents an unknown number.[image]
Term
 Like Terms
Definition
 In an equation, terms are separated by addition and subtraction signs. Like terms are those that have the same variable. In the equation 2x+7= 5x-3, the 2x and 5x are like terms and the 7 and -3 are like terms.
Term
 Constant Term
Definition
 In the equation 2x+7= 5x-3, the 7 and the -3 are constant terms because they have no variable.
Term
 Isolate
Definition
 When you solve an equation you are trying to isolate the variable. This means that you are trying to get it by itself on one side of the equal sign.
Term
 Formula
Definition
 A formula is a type of equation used to find a specific thing such as area or volume.
Term
 Simplify
Definition
 This is what you do when you combine like terms in an expression.
Term
 Coefficient
Definition
 In 4x, 4 is the coefficient.In x, 1 is the coefficient.In -2x, -2 is the coefficient.
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