# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Ch. 1 Vocabulary
Terms and definitions from Holt mathematics Gr. 6 Ch. 1
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Mathematics
07/29/2013

Term
 arithmetic sequence
Definition
 A sequence in which the terms change by the same amount each time.
Term
 Associative Property
Definition
 The property that states that for three or more numbers, their sum or product is the same, regardless of order.
Term
 base
Definition
 When a number is rased to a pwer, the nu ber that is used as a factor is the base.
Term
 Commutative Property
Definition
 The property that states that two or more numbers can be added or muntilpied in any order, withou changing the sum or product.
Term
 compatible number
Definition
 Numbers that are close to the given number that make estimation or mental calculation easier.
Term
 Distributive Property
Definition
 The property that states if you multiply a sum by a number, you will get the same result if you multiply each addend by that number and then add the products.
Term
 evaluate
Definition
 To find the value of a numerical or algebraic expression.
Term
 exponent
Definition
 The number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor.
Term
 exponential form
Definition
 A number is in exponential form when it is written with a base and an exponent.
Term
 numerical expression
Definition
 An expression that contains only numbers and operations.
Term
 order of operations
Definition
 A rule for evaluating expressions in the correct order: parenthesis, exponents, multiply/divide left to right, add/subtract left to right.
Term
 overestimate
Definition
 An estimate that is greater than the exact number.
Term
 sequence
Definition
 An ordered list of numbers.
Term
 term
Definition
 An element or number in a sequence.
Term
 underestimate
Definition
 An estimate that is less than the exact number.
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