# Shared Flashcard Set

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Mr.Shumakers math Part 1
Vocabulary words
26
Mathematics
12/10/2008

Term
 Absulute Value
Definition
 How many places from zero
Term
 expression
Definition
 has no equal sign
Term
 coordinate
Definition
 the part where the numbers are
Term
 equation
Definition
 has an equal sign
Term
 evaluate
Definition
 define value of an expression by replacing the variables with numbers
Term
 inequality
Definition
 has <,>,<,>,has no equal sign - -
Term
 interger
Definition
 the set of whole numbers and their oposite
Term
 inverse operation
Definition
 a pair of operations that undo each other
Term
 order of operations
Definition
 the rules to follow when more than one operation is used
Term
 powers
Definition
 numbers written using exponets
Term
 communative property
Definition
 a+b=b+aa*b=b*a
Term
 associative property
Definition
 a+(b+c)=(a+b)+ca*(b*c)=(a*b)*c
Term
 Identity property
Definition
 a+0=aa*1=a
Term
 distributive property
Definition
 a(b+c)= ab+aca(b-c)=ab-ac
Term
 solution
Definition
Term
 solve
Definition
Term
 variable
Definition
 a symbol usually a letter used to represent a numper in mathmatical expressions and sentences
Term
 base
Definition
 in a power, the number used as a factor
Term
 rational numbers
Definition
 numbers of the from a/b, where a and b are intergers and b doesn't equal 0
Term
 recipricals
Definition
 the multipilicative inverse of a number the product of the number. The product of recipricals is 1
Term
 scientific notation
Definition
 a way of expressing numbers as the product of a number that is at least 1 but less than ten and a power of ten
Term
 coordinate plane
Definition
 a plane in which a horizontal number line and a vertical number line intersect at the 0 points
Term
 hypotenuse
Definition
 the side opposite the right angle and a right triangle
Term
 ordered pairs
Definition
 a pair of numbers used to locate a point in the coordinate plane. the ordered pair is written in this form: x-coordinate, y-cooridnate
Term
 origins
Definition
 the point of intersection of the x- axis and y-axis in a coordinate plane
Term
 perfect square
Definition
 a ratoinal number whose square root is a whole number. 25 is a perfect square b/c it's square root is 5
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