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# SHMS 7th Math Vocab1

### SHMS 7th Grade Math Vocab 1

Term | Definition |
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Additive Inverse | Two numbers that when added have a sum of zero. |

Multiplicative Inverse | Two numbers that when multiplied have a product of 1. |

Absolute Value | The distance between a number and zero on the number line. |

Integers | The set of whole numbers and their opposites {...-3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3...} |

Natural Numbers | The set of numbers {1, 2, 3, 4,...}. These numbers can also be called counting numbers. |

Negative Numbers | The set of numbers less than zero. |

Opposite Numbers | Two numbers that have the same absolute value. |

Positive Numbers | The set of numbers greater than zero. |

Rational Numbers | A number that can be made by dividing two integers or whole numbers. They can be displayed as a point on a number line or coordinate plane. |

Repeating Decimal | A decimal number in which a digit or group of digits repeats without end. Example .3333… |

Terminating Decimal | A decimal number that has a specific amount of digits, a decimal number with an end. |

Zero Pair | Pair of numbers whose sum is zero. Example 3 + -3 = 0. |

Variable | A symbol, usually a letter, which is used to represent one or more numbers. |

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