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Chpt. 1 and 2 Vocab
Term  Definition 

Associative Property  The property that states that the GROUPING (parentheses) can change places but the SUM or PRODUCT stays the same. 
Commutative Property  The property that states the NUMBERS can change places but the SUM or PRODUCT stays the same. 
Algebraic Expression  An expression that contains at least one variable. 
Distributive Property  The property that states if you multiply a sum by a number, you will get the same result if you multiply each addend by that number and then add the products. (Hint: It has two different operations) 
Order of Operations  The rules to follow when evaluating an expression or equation. 
Evaluate  Means to solve 
Exponent  The number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor. 
Numerical Expression  An expression that contains only numbers and operations 
Integer  The set of whole numbers including 0, and their opposites. 
Opposite  The numbers that are an equal distance from zero on a number line. 
Absolute Value  The distance of a number from zero on a number line. 
Base  When a number is raised to a power, the number that is used as a factor is this. 
Exponential Form  A number is in this form when it is written with a base and an exponent. 
Scientific Notation  A method of writing very large or very small numbers by using powers of 10. 
Variable  A letter or symbol that stands in place of a number 
Sum  The answer to an addition problem 
Product  The answer to a multiplication problem 
Quotient  The answer to a division problem 
Difference  The answer to a subtraction problem 
Factor  Numbers that are being multiplied together 
Coefficient  The number being multiplied by the variable. If it's 4c > it would be the 4 
Constant  The number that stays the same If it's c + 6 > it would be the 6 
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