# Shared Flashcard Set

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Math Notecards
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12
Mathematics
05/02/2011

Term
 Variable
Definition
 Letter that represents a value. It can change.
Term
 Coefficient
Definition
 The number in front of the variable.
Term
 Algebraic Expression
Definition
 Has one or more variables.
Term
 Constant
Definition
 A number that does not change.
Term
 Evaluate
Definition
 Find the value.
Term
 Substitute
Definition
 Put a value into the variable.
Term
 Absolute Value
Definition
 Distance of a number from zero (always positive).
Term
 Commutative Property
Definition
 So long as the only operations are addition or multiplication, you can switch around the numbers.
Term
 Associative Property
Definition
 As long as the operations are all addition or all multiplication, then you can move around the parentheses and it doesn't change the value of the expression.
Term
 The root of any equation is where the equation intersects the x-axis.
Definition
 To find the roots of any equation: 1.) Set the function equal to zero (set y=0)       2.) Solve for x        This is the root of the equation, it is where the graph intersects the x-axis.
Term
 Find a percent of a number
Definition
 41% of 16=6.56 Of=multiply Is means equal 66/92=0.72 72% of 92= 66
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