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# Math Words

### Math vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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The answer to subtraction problem | Difference |

The answer to an addition problem | Sum |

They are the same distance from zero on the number line | Opposites |

A picture of a straight line on which every point is assumed to correspond to a real number and every real number to a point | Number Line |

The distance that a number is from zero on a number line | Absolute value |

Going from left to right | Horizontal |

Going up to down | Vertical |

Whole numbers and their opposites | Integer |

One of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero | Additive Integers |

A number that can be written as a fraction | Rational |

Any integer greater than zero | Positive Integer |

Any integer less than zero | Negative Integer |

Multiply everything inside the parenthesis by the number in front of the parenthesis | Distributive Property |

When a fraction is written in simplest forms | Lowest Terms |

Top number of a fraction | Numerator |

Bottom number of a fraction | Denominator |

A number by which another number, the dividend, is divided | Divisor |

A number multiplied with another number | Factor |

The answer to a division problem | Quotient |

The answer to a multiplication problem | Product |

When something comes to an end | Terminating |

Combine all like terms that can be combined and get rid of parenthesis to cut down on the number of terms in an expression | Simplify |

Two numbers whose product is 1 | Reciprocals |

A ratio of two numbers representing part of a whole | Fraction |

A number written with place value instead of fractions or mixed numbers | Decimal |

Accounting number (1,2,3) | Natural Number |

A number without a fraction or decimal, beginning with zero (0,1,2,3) | Whole Number |

Natural number that is not divisible by two | Even Number |

A number that cannot be written as a fraction (is the most famous one) | Irrational Number |

Small number above and to the right of the base; tells how many times the base number is used as a factor | Exponent |

Large, lower number in exponential notation, factor | Base |

The expression under the radical sign | Radicand |

One of two equal factors of a number | Square Root |

A letter to represent a value | Variable |

terms with exactly the same variable(s) with the same exponent | Like terms |

A number, or group of numbers, written with operation signs (+,-,x,/) | Algebraic Expressions |

Two expressions that are equal | Equation |

One expression that is NOT equal to another | Inequality |

A line that is the edge of a region of a graph of a linear inequality on a coordinate plane | Boundary Line |

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