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# PACE Vocab chk 3

### Vocab relating to fractions, conversions, integers, alg reasoning

Question | Answer |
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reciprocal/multiplicative inverse | "flipping a fraction"; when you multiply a fraction and its ___________, you get "1" |

integer | a whole number or its opposite |

rational number | a number that can be written as a ratio of two integers |

absolute value | the distance from zero on a number line. |

coefficient | the number in front of the variable, indicating multiplication, such as the 8 in 8b |

constant | a term that does not contain a variable, such as the 4 in 3a + 4 |

natural/counting number | the numbers starting with 1 and counting up (1,2,3,4,5 ...) |

rational number | a number that can be written as a ratio of two integers; a number that can be written in fractional form |

whole number | the numbers starting with 0 and counting up (0,1,2,3,4,5 ...) |

equation | a mathematical sentence using numbers and /or variables where both sides are equal |

expression | a combination of numbers, operations and /or variables with no equal sign |

Inequality | mathematical sentences having the symbols <,>,≤,or ≥ |

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

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laura.bearden