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# Unit 3 Vocab

### Properties

Term | Definition |
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Commutative Property | The order in which number s are added or multiplied does not change the sum or product |

Associative Property | The way in which numbers are grouped does not change their sum or product |

Identity Property | Properties that state that the sum of a number and 0 equals that number (Ex: 19 + 0 =10 ), and the product of any number and 1 equals the number (25 x 1 = 25). |

Distributive Property | To multiply a sum by a number, multiply each addend by the number outside the parentheses Ex: 5(6 +2) = 30 + 10 |

Exponent | The number of times a base is used as a factor, another name for "power" |

Base | In a power, it is the number used as a factor |

Squared | Another way of saying a base is multiplied to the second power |

Cubed | Another way of saying a base is multiplied to the third power |

Variable | A symbol or a letter used to represent a number |

Coefficient | The numerical factor of a term that contains a variable, ex: the 6 and the 3 in the expression 6x +3y |

Constant | A term without a variable |

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