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# Orders of Operations

### Algebra Applications Unit 1

Question | Answer |
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Order of Operations | a set of rules used to solve mathematical problems |

Decreasing Order | to go from the greatest value to the least value |

Increasing Order | to go from the least value to the greatest value |

Number line | a line with numbers placed in their correct position |

Rational Number | any real number that can be expressed as the ratio of two integers |

Irrational Number | any real number that cannot be expressed as the exact ratio of two integers |

Real Number | a number that is either rational or irrational |

Natural Number | any whole number greater than zero |

Counting Number | a positive whole number |

Whole Number | a positive or negative number, including zero that does not contain a fraction or decimal |

Integer | any positive or negative whole number or zero |

Exponent | shows you how many times the base appears in the product |

Power of a Number | shows you how many times to use the number in a multiplication |

Expression | an expression which is obtained by performing a finite number of the following operations on symbols representing numbers: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, raising to a power |

Simplify | to make more simple, reduce, add, subtract, multiply, divide |

Sum | answer to an addition problem |

Difference | answer to a subtraction problem |

Product | answer to a multiplication problem |

Quotient | answer to a division problem |

Evaluate | to calculate the numerical value |

Created by:
dhmahlman
on 2011-06-10