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# Math Vocabulary

### Algebra 1 Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Inverse Operations | two operations that undo each other |

Equivalent Equations | equations that have the same solutions |

Addition Property of Equality | Adding the same number to each side of an equation produces an equivalent equation. |

Subtraction Property of Equality | Subtracting the same number from each side of an equation produces an equivalent equation. |

Multiplication Property of Equality | Multiplying each side of an equation by the same number produces an equivalent equation. |

Division Property of Equality | Dividing each side of an equation by the same number produces an equivalent equation. |

identity | an equation that is true for all values of the variable |

distributive property | a property that can be used t find the product of a number and a sum or difference |

like terms | terms that have the same variable parts |

equivalent equations | equations that have the same solutions |

inverse operations | two operations that undo each other |

formula | an equation that relates two or more quantities |

reciprocal | a mathematical expression or function so related to another that their product is one; the quantity obtained by dividing the number one by a given quantity |

variable | a letter that is used to represent one or more numbers |

algebraic expression | an expression that includes at least one variable |

power | an expression that represents repeated multiplication of the same factor |

exponent | the number or variable that represents the number of times the base of a power is used as a factor |

base of a power | the number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication |

open sentence | an equation or an equality that contains an algebraic expression |

equation | a mathematical sentence formed by placing the symbol = between two expressions |

inequaltiy | a mathematical sentence formed by placing one of the symbols <, <_, > or >_ between two expressions |

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