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# kaitlynn's key terms

Question | Answer |
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function | is a relationship that assigns exactly one output value to one input value. |

factor | When two or more number are multiplied ,each number is called a factor of the product. |

order of operation | Tells you which operation to perform first so that everyone finds the same value for an expression. |

algebra | is a language of symbols,including variables. |

algebraic expressions | are combinations of variables,numbers,and at least one operation. |

area | the area of a figure is the number of square |

base | The base is the number used as a factor |

exponent | The exponent indicates how many times the base is used as a factor |

powers | number raised to the second or third power have special names |

solve | when you replace a variable with a value that results in a true sentence. |

solution | that value for the variable is the solution of the equation |

formula | is an equation that shows a relationship among certain quantities |

function table | you organize the input-output values |

equation | is a sentence that contains an equals sign |

defining the variable | when you write a function rule that represents a real-world situation you first choose a variable to represent the input |

function rule | describes the relationship between each input and output |

prime number | a whole number that has exactly two unique factors, 1 and the number itself |

prime factorization | A factor tree can be used to find the prime factorization of a number |

squared | 3 to the second power or 3 |

cubed | 10 to the third power or 10 |

composite number | A number greater than 1 with more than two factors. |

numerical expression | A combination of number and operations. |

equals sign | A symbol of equality,= |

evaluate | To find the value of an algebraic expression by replacing variables with numerals. |

variable | A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number. |

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