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# "TAKS Math Voc Basic

### Texas Test Math Vocabulary - Basic Math Terms

Term | Definition |
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sum | the result of addition |

difference | the result of subtraction |

product | the result of multiplication |

quotient | the result of division |

divisor | in division, the number that does the dividing, aka denominator |

dividend | in division, the number that is divided, aka numerator |

remainder | in division, the amount left over from the dividing process |

fraction | a number that acts the same as division; numerator on the top, denominator on the bottom |

constant | a number that does not change its value |

variable | a letter that represents a possible variety of values |

coefficient | the number/value connected to the front of a variable |

like terms | grouping constants and variables by similar categories |

real numbers | all the numbers that exist |

natural/counting numbers | whole numbers 1, 2, 3, ... |

whole numbers | whole numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, ... |

integers | positive/negative whole numbers ... -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3, ... |

rational numbers | all numbers, fractions, decimals EXCEPT irrational numbers |

irrational numbers | numbers whose values never end, like Pi, square root of 2, Golden Ratio |

sets | a collection of values, surrounded by {brackets} |

intersection of sets | the values that two or more sets have in common |

union of sets | the combination of the values of two or more sets |

elements of sets | the individual values that are a part of a set |

subset of sets | a group of values that are a part of a larger set |

PEMDAS | method used to calculate math expressions: Parenthesis, Exponents, Multiply/Divide, Add/Subtract |

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