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ALGEBRA I - MR. T

CHAPTER 1 VOCABULARY

QuestionAnswer
VARIABLE A LETTER OR SYMBOL THAT REPRESENTS AN UNKNOWN VALUE.
ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION A MATHEMATICAL STATEMENT THAT CONTAINS AT LEAST ONE VARIABLE.    EXAMPLE: 3X+4
POWER A PRODUCT THAT IS MADE BY A SINGLE FACTOR BEING MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF.
BASE THE FACTOR THAT IS MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF IN A POWER.
EXPONENT THE NUMBER THAT TELLS YOU HOW MANY TIMES A FACTOR IS MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF. 
EXPRESSION A NUMBER, A LETTER OR THE COMBINATION OF NUMBERS AND/OR LETTERS SEPARATED BY OPERATIONAL SIGNS.   
EVALUATE TO FIND THE VALUE OF AN EXPRESSION BY SUBSTITUTING THE VARIABLES WITH THEIR VALUES AND THEN CALCULATING
SUBSTITUTION REPLACING A VARIABLE WITH A VALUE.
EQUATION A MATHEMATICAL SENTENCE THAT USES AN EQUAL SIGN TO STATE THAT TWO EXPRESSIONS HAVE THE SAME VALUE   EXAMPLE: 2X + 4 = 7
SIMPLIFYING THE ACT OF GETTING AN EXPRESSION INTO IT'S SIMPLEST FORM. 
FORMULA AN EQUATION THAT SHOWS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO OR MORE VARIABLES. EXAMPLE: P = 2L + 2W
EXPONENTIAL NOTATION A METHOD OF WRITING THE MULTIPLICATION OF FACTORS BY USING EXPONENTS
FACTORS NUMBERS, LETTERS OR THE COMBINATION OF NUMBERS AND LETTERS THAT WHEN MULTIPLIED TOGETHER FORM A PRODUCT  
REPLACEMENT SET THE SET OF NUMBERS FROM WHICH YOU CAN SELECT REPLACEMENTS FOR THE VARIABLE IN AN OPEN EQUATION.  
SOLUTION A REPLACEMENT FOR A VARIABLE THAT MAKES AN OPEN SENTENCE INTO A TRUE EQUATION
SOLUTION SET THE SET OR COLLECTION OF ALL OF THE SOLUTIONS OF AN EQUATION. 
COLLECTING LIKE TERMS TO SIMPLIFY AN EXPRESSION BY PUTTING TOGETHER TERMS THAT HAVE EXACTLY THE SAME VARIABLE FACTORS.
EQUIVALENT EXPRESSIONS TWO MATHEMATICAL STATEMENTS THAT HAVE THE SAME VALUE BUT MAY LOOK DIFFERENT. EXAMPLE: 2X + 4 + 3X + 7 = 5X + 11
DISTRIBUTIVE PROPERTY THE PROPERTY THAT IS MODELED BY A(B + C) = AB + AC EXAMPLE: 7(2X + 5) = 14X + 35
MULTIPLICATIVE IDENTITY PROPERTY A x 1 = A
COMMUTATIVE PROPERTY THE PROPERTY THAT SAYS THAT WHEN YOU ADD OR MULTIPLY, ORDER DOESN'T MATTER. 2+3 = 3+2 ; (3)(4) = (4)(3)
ASSOCIATIVE PROPERTY THE PROPERTY THAT SAYS THAT WHEN YOU ADD OR MULTIPLY, THE GROUPING DOESN'T MATTER. EXAMPLE: 2+(3+4) = (2+3)+4
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