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# Algebra Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Algebraic expression | An expression that contains numbers, operations and one or more symbols |

Coefficient | The numerical factor of a term that contains a variable |

Variable | A symbol, usually a letter that stands for an unknown number |

Term | Parts of an algebraic expression separated by addition or subtraction signs |

Constant | A term without a variable |

Inverse Operations | Opposite Operations |

Addition Property of Equality | When you add the same number to each side of an equation, the two sides remain equal |

Equation | A mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal. |

Equation in Two Variables | Equation that represents two quantities that change in relationship to one another. |

Equivalent Expressions | Expressions with the same value |

Solution of an Equation | A value that makes an equation true |

Subtraction Property of Equality | When you subtract the same number to each side of an equation, the two sides remain equal |

Division Property of Equality | When you divide each side of an equation by the same number, the two sides remain equal |

Multiplication Property of Equality | When you multiply each side of an equation by the same number, the two sides remain equal |

Multiplicative Inverse Property | The product of a nonzero number and its reciprocal is 1 |

Evaluate | To find the value of an expression |

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KConers