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# Honors Algebra

### Math Vocab

Term | Definition |
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Inverse Operations | Two Operations that undo each other. |

Equivalent Equations | Equations that have the same solution. |

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

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

Multiplcation Property of Enequality | When both sides of the equation are multiplied by the same number, the remaining expressions are still equal. |

Identity | An equation that is true for all values of the variable. |

Distributive Property | A property that can be used to find the product of a number and a sum or difference. |

Like terms | Terms that have the same variable parts. Constant terms are also like terms. |

Formula | An equation that relates two or more quantity. |

Reciprocal | The inverse of a number. |

Varialbe | A letter that is substituted for a number. |

Algebraic expressions | A expression that includes at least one variable. Also called a variable exspression |

Power | An expression that represents repeated multiplication of the same factor. |

Exponents | The number or variable that represents the number of times the base of a powers used as a factor. |

Base | The number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication. |

Open sentence | An equation or an inequality that contains an algebraic expression. |

Equation | A mathematical sentence formed by placing the symbol = between two expressions. |

Inequality | A Mathematical sentence formed by placing on of the symbols <, >, etc between two expressions. |