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a symbol used to stand for a value from a particular set of values 


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commutativity of addition 

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associativity of addition 

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a + (b + c) = (a + b) + c 


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for each number, a, there is another number, denoted a, such that a + (a) = 0 and a + a = 0
each of a and a is the additive inverse of the other 


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commutativity of multiplication 

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associativity of multiplication 

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a x (b x c) = (a x b) x c 


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identity (multiplication) 

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for each nonzero number, a, there is another number, denoted 1/a, such that a * (1/a) = 1 (1/a) * a = 1 


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distributivity of multiplication over addition 

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a x (b + c) = (a x b) + (a x c) 


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polynomial in some variable 

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any sum of number multiples of whole number powers of a variable 


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the expressions that are added or subtracted in a polynomial 


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in a list of numbers, this is the special number that creates a pattern by adding the special number over and over to generate the list of numbers 


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a sequence of numbers that have a common difference 


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the entries that make up a sequence 


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arithmetic sequence equation 

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a pattern in which each number in a list is obtained by multiplying the number that precedes it by the same factor 


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the same factor which is multiplied in a geometric sequence 


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geometric sequence equation 

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the sequence that is the ratio of consecutive Fibonacci numbers converges to this 


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a correspondence in which each element of the first set is assigned to exactly one element of the second set 


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describes how the correspondence works 


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arriving at a general assertion by looking at examples 


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anything that can be measured or counted 


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is the measure or the number of items that are counted 

