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# Math Terms

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WORD | DEFINITION |
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Addition Property of Equality | States that the two sides of an equation remain equal when you add the same number to each side. |

Addition Property of Inequality | If you add the same number to each side of an inequality, the inequality remains true. |

Coefficient | The numerical factor of a multiplication expression like 3x. 3 is the coefficient of x. |

Division Property of Equality | States that the two sides of an equation remain equal when you divide each side by the same nonzero number. |

Division Property of Inequality | When you divide each side of an inequality by a negative number, the inequality symbol must be reversed for the inequality to remain true. |

Equation | A sentence stating that two quantities are equal. |

Equivalent Equation | Two or more equations with the same solution. |

Inequality | An open sentence that uses <,>,=/,_<,or >_to compare two quantities. |

Multiplication Property of Equality | States that the two sides of an equation remain equal if you multiply each side by the same number. |

Multiplication Property of Inequality | When you multiply each side of an inequality by a negative number, the inequality symbol must be reversed for the inequality to remain true. |

Solution | The value of a variable that makes an equation true. |

Subtraction Property of Equality | States that the two sides of an equation remain equal when you subtract the same number from each side. |

Subtraction Property of Inequality | If you subtract the same number from each side of an inequality, the inequality remains true. |

Two-step Equation | Has two different operations, multiplication and addition. To solve a two step equation, undo the operations in reverse order of the order of operations. |

Two-step Inequality | An inequality than contains two operations. |

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