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# Math Vocab.

### Math vocab. words and definition

Term | Definition |
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Exponent | A quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised. |

Evaluate | To calculate the value of. |

Order of Operations | A order to group, do exponents, multiply and divide, and add or subtract. |

Algebraic Expression | Mathematical phrase that can contain ordinary numbers, variables (x or y) and operators (add, subtract, multiply, and divide). |

Variable | Able to assume different numbers value. |

Term | Part of expression or series separated by add or subtract signs, or the parts of a sequence separated by commas. |

Factor | Another term for factorize. |

Product | A quantity obtained by multiplying quantities together, or from and analogous algebraic operation. |

Power | The number of times a certain number is to be multiplied by itself. |

Equivalent Expression | Expressions that are the same, even though they may look different. |

Additive Identity | Element that leaves another element unchanged as zero. |

Multiplicative Identity | Multiply 1 to any number and it stays the same. |

Multiplicative Property Of Zero | Adding the opposite (additive inverse) of a number to the number will give you a sum of zero. |

Multiplicative Inverse (reciprocal) | A pair of numbers when multiply together equals 1. |

Commutative Property | Property associated with binary operations and functions. |

Associative Property | A string of numbers added together, you can group them anyway and still get the same answer. |

Distributive Property | Multiplication distributes over addition. |

Substitution Property | If "a=b" then "a" can be substituted for "b" in any equation. |

Like Terms | Terms that have the same variables and powers. |

Simplest Form | Write the expression as short as possible. |

Coefficient | A number or constant quantity placed before and multiplying the variable. |

Coordinate Plane | A plane with the Y-axis and X-axis. |

X-axis | Going horizontal on the plane. |

Y-axis | Going vertical on the plane. |

Origin | The point or place where something begins. |

Ordered Pair | A pair of elements. |

X-coordinate | Making steps to the left or right. |

Y-coordinate | Making steps up or down. |

Line Graph | Type of chart which displays information. |

Bar Graph | Bars instead of lines. |

Circle Graph | Another term for pie chart. |

Historgram | Diagram with rectangles. |

Scatter Plot | Graph represented by plotted points. |

Box-and-Whisker Plot | Data divide into halves. |

Quartile | Each four groups can be divided according to the variable. |

Median | Put your numbers in order from least to greatest then take the middle number. |

Mean | Add all the numbers together then divide by the total numbers you got. |

Stem and Leaf plot | Method for showing the frequency with which certain classes value occurs. |

Frequency Table | Summarizing data. |

Sequence | Order in which events happen. |

Arithmetic Sequence | Difference between 2 consecutive terms constants. |

Common Difference | Between consecutive and arithmetic. |

Ellipsis | Writing of a word. |

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