# Shared Flashcard Set

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mrs.campbell mathematics
vocabulary chapter 1
23
Mathematics
12/16/2008

Term
 factor
Definition
 two or more numbers that are mutiplied together to form a product
Term
 exponent
Definition
 tells how many times the base is used as a factor
Term
 base
Definition
 the common factor
Term
 powers
Definition
 numbers expressed using exponents
Term
 squared
Definition
 the symbol that shows a number to the second power
Term
 cubed
Definition
 the symbol that shows a number to the third power
Term
 evaluate
Definition
 find the value of
Term
 standard form
Definition
 numbers written without exponents
Term
 exponential form
Definition
 numbers written with exponents
Term
 numerical expressions
Definition
 a combination of numbers and operations
Term
 order of operations
Definition
 the rules to follow when more than one operation is used in a numerical expression
Term
 variable
Definition
 a place holder
Term
 algebraic expression
Definition
 an expression that uses variables
Term
 algebra
Definition
 mathematics that envolves expressions using variables
Term
 term
Definition
 an expression divided by a minus or adding or divide or multiply.....
Term
 coefficient
Definition
 a term that contains a vaiable
Term
 constant
Definition
 a term that does not contain a variable
Term
 equation
Definition
 a sentence in mathematics that contains equals sign
Term
 solution
Definition
 the number that makes the sentence true
Term
 solving an equation
Definition
 the process of finding a solution
Term
 defining the variable
Definition
 choosing a variable to represent one of the unknowns
Term
 equivalent expressions
Definition
 expressions that have the same value
Term
 distributive property
Definition
 combines addition and multiplication by distributing the values
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