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# Prealgebra Vocab

### Prealgebra Ch 1 Vocab

Question | Answer |
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The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, and so on are called _______ numbers. | Whole |

The whole numbers and their opposites are called ___________. | Integers |

In an addition problem, the numbers being added are called ___________. | Addends |

The distance a number is from 0 on the number line is called its _____________________ value. | Absolute |

The answer to an addition problem is called a ______________. | Sum |

Numbers that are the same distance from 0 on the number line but on opposite sides of 0 are _____. | Opposites |

Finding a number that is close to the original number but easier to work with: | Rounding |

Use rounded numbers to get an approximate answer | Estimate |

Rounding numbers to the highest possible place, so that all the digits become zero except the first one is called ______________ rounding. | Front end |

In a multiplication problem, the numbers being multiplied are called ___________. | Factors |

The answer to a multiplication problem | Product |

The answer to a division problem | Quotient |

The ________ tells how many times a number is used as a factor in repeated multiplication. | Exponent |

3 * 4 * 5 = 3 * 5 * 4 illustrates the __________ property of multiplication. | Commutative |

(2 + 5) + 5 = 2 + (5 + 5) illustrates the ________ property of addition. | Associative |

3(6 + 2) = 3 * 6 + 3 * 2 illustrates the _________ property. | Distributive |

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