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Math Terms for Unit One
vocabulary
12
Mathematics
10/04/2011

Term
 PRODUCT
Definition
 The answer to a multiplication problemexample: 20 is the product of 5x4=
Term
 FACTORS
Definition
 The numbers being multiplied together. example 2 and 3 are the factors of 6 because 3x2 = 6
Term
 SUM
Definition
 The answer to a addition problem.example 8 is the sum of 4+4 =
Term
 QUOTIENT
Definition
 The answer to a division problem. example: 5 is the quotient of 15 divided by 3
Term
 DIFFERENCE
Definition
 The answer to a subtraction problem.example: 8 is the difference of 9-1
Term
 TERM
Definition
 A number, a variable or a product of numbers and variables example: 212, M, and 2XY are all terms in math
Term
 VARIABLE
Definition
 A number or symbol that represents a number.
Term
 EVALUATE
Definition
 To Solve the problem.
Term
 CONSTANT
Definition
 A term that DOES NOT change.
Term
 EXPONENT
Definition
 The number in the power that is raised. It tells you how many times to multiply the base.
Term
 NUMERICAL EXPRESSION
Definition
 A math expression that only has numbers.example: 3(4+ 1) or 9+4
Term
 ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION
Definition
 A math expression that contains a variable. example: 5(X + 10)-2 or 6y
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