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# 6th-Math-Chap 1 Voc.

### 6th Grade Math Chapter 1- Number Patterns and Algebra

Term | Definition |
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Divisible | A whole number is said to be divisible by another number if the remainder is 0 when the first number is divided by the second. |

Even | A whole number that is divisible by 2. |

Odd | A whole number that is not divisible by 2. |

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

Composite Number | A number greater than 1 with more than two factors. |

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

Exponent | In a power, the number of times the base is used as a factor. In 53, the exponent is 3. That is, 53= 5x5x5. |

Base | In a power, the number used as a factor. In 103, the base is 10. That is, 103=10x10x10. |

Power | A number that can be expressed by using an exponent. The power 32 is read three to the second power, or three squared. |

Squared | A number multiplied by itself, 4x4, or 42. |

Cubed | The product in which a number is a factor three times. Two cubed is 8 because 2x2x2=8. |

Numerical Expression | A combination of numbers and operations. |

Order of Operations | The rules which tell which operation to perform first when more than one operation is used. |

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

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

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

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

Equation | A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign, =. |

Equal Sign | A symbol of equality, =. |

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

Solution | The value of a variable that makes an equation true. The solution for 12=x+7 is 5. |

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

Formula | An equation that shows a relationship among certain quantities. |

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