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# Carrington's Keys #1

Question | Answer |
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Algebra | A mathematical language that uses symbols, usually letters along with numbers. The letters stand for numbers that unknown. |

Algebraic Expression | A combination of variables, numbers, and at least one operation. |

Area | The number of square units needed to cover the surface enclosed by a geometric figure. |

Base | Any side of a parallelogram. |

Composition Number | A number greater than 1 with more than 2 factors. |

Cubed | The product in which a number is a factor 3 times. Two cubed is 8 because 2*2*2=8. |

Defining a Variable | Choosing a variable |

Equal Sign | A symbol of equality,=. |

Equation | A mathematical sentence that contains an equal sign,= |

Evaluate | To find the value of an algebraic expression by replacing variables with numerals |

Exponent | In a power, of times the base used as a factor. In five to the third power, the exponent. Five-three= 5*5*5*. |

Factor | A number that divides into a whole number with a remainder of zero. |

formula | an equation that shows a relationship among certain quantities. |

Function | A relation which each element of the input is paired with exactly one element of the output according to a specified rule. |

Function Rule | A table organizing the input, rule, and output of a function. |

Function Table | A table organizing the input, rule, and output of a function. |

Numerical Expression | A combination of numbers and operations. |

Order of Operation | The rule that tells which operation to perform first when more than one operation is used. |

Power | A number that can be expressed using an exponent. |

Prime Factorization | A composite number expressed as a product of prime numbers. |

Prime Number | A whole number that has exactly two unique factors, 1 and the number itself. |

Solution | The value with a variable that makes an equation true. |

Solve | To replace a variable with a value that results in a true sentence. |

Squared | A number multiplied by itself. |

Variable | A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number. |

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Andrea B.