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# math expressions

Question | Answer |
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super scripted numbers | a distinguishing symbol |

Base numbers or Base | The number that is going to be raised to a power. |

exponents | It is written as a small number to the right and above the base number |

power | It is written as a small number to the right and above the base number |

Algebraic Expressions | An algebraic expression is a mathematical phrase that can contain ordinary numbers, variables (like x or y) and operators (like add,subtract,multiply, and divide). |

Variable | not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change. |

Algebra | the part of mathematics in which letters and other general symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formula and equations. |

commutative property | allows you to change the order in which two numbers are multiplied or added without changing the product or sum |

Associative property | allows you to change the grouping of numbers being multiplied or added without changing the product or sum. |

properties | statements that are true for any number. |

Identity property | allows you to add 0 to an addend without changing the anded and to multiply a factor by 1 |

equivalent expressions | expressions tat have the same value |

Distributive Property | that to multiply a sum or difference by a number, multiply each term by the number outside the parentheses. |

factor the expression | Mathematics. one of two or more numbers, algebraic expressions, or the like, that when multiplied together produce a given product; a divisor: 6 and 3 are factors of 18. |