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# Math Vocabulary

### Words & Definitions

Term | Definition |
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Identity | An equation that is true for all values of the variable. |

Distributive Property | A property that can be used to find the product of a number and a sum or difference. |

Like Terms | Terms that have the same variable parts. Constant terms are also like terms. |

Equivalent Equations | Equations that have the same solutions. |

Inverse Operations | Two operations that undo each other. |

Formula | An equation that relates two or more quantities. |

Reciprocal | An expression or function so related to another that their product is one. |

Variable | A letter that is used to represent one or more numbers. |

Algebraic Expressions | An expression that includes at least one variable. Also called variable expressions. |

Power | An Expression that represents repeated multiplication of the same factor. |

Exponent | The number or variable that represents the number of times the base of a power is used as a factor. |

Base Of A Power | The number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication. |

Open Sentence | An equation or an equality that contains an algebraic expressions. |

Equation | A mathematical sentence formed by placing the symbol = between two expressions. |

Inequality | A mathematical sentence formed by placing on of the symbols <, >, And the ones with equals. |

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Melaniesmith