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# Hawkins Connections

### Algebraic Connections Chapter 6 Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Variables | Letters used to represent a number. |

Algebraic expression | A combination of variables and numbers using the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, as well as powers or roots. |

Evaluate | Find the value of an expression. |

Terms | The parts of an expression that are separated by addition/subtraction. |

Coefficient | The numerical part of a term. |

Like terms | Terms that have the same variables with the same exponents on the variables. |

Simplified | When parentheses have been removed and all like terms have been combined. |

Equation | Two algebraic expressions joined by an equal sign. |

Solving an equation | The process of finding the set of numbers that will make the equation a true statement. |

Solution | The numbers that make an equation true. |

Ratio | Comparing quantities by division. |

Proportion | A statement that says that two ratios are equal. |

Direct variation | As one quantity increase, the other increases. |

Indirect variation | As one quantity increase, the other decreases. |

Quadratic equation | An equation in the form of ax^2 + bx + c = 0 |

Binomial | A simplified algebraic expression that contains two terms in which the variables have whole number exponents. |

Trinomial | A simplified algebraic expression that contain three terms in which the variables have whole number exponents. |

Zero-Product property | If the product of two factors is zero, then at least one of the factors must be zero. |

Quadratic formula | A formula that allows you to find solutions to any quadratic equation. |

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