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# Algebra Vocabulary

### Practice with the words equation, variable, expression, term, and coefficient

Question | Answer |
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a mathematical statement stating that two expressions are equal | Equation |

contains a variable or a combination of variables, numbers, and/or operation symbols and represents a mathematical relationship | Expression |

a mathematical statement with an equals sign | Equation |

a mathematical statement with variables, numbers, and/or operations symbols but without an equals sign | Expression |

a symbol (placeholder) used to represent an unspecified member of a set | Variable |

a number, variable, product, or quotient in an expression of sums and/or differences | Term |

the numerical factor in a term | Coefficient |

In 6x + 8y the letter x is called a/an ________. | Variable |

In 6x + 8y 8y is called a/an ________. | Term |

In 6x + 8y the 6 is called a/an ________. | Coefficient |

Equation or expression? 4x = 9 | Equation |

Equation or expression? 4x | Expression |

Equation or expression? x - 9 = 0 | Equation |

Equation or expression? 8 = 4x | Equation |

Equation or expression? 3 + 9 - 5 | Expression |

Equation or expression? 3 = m | Equation |

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