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# Chapter 1&2 Vocab

Term | Definition |
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integer | The set of whole numbers and their opposites |

absolute value | The distance between a number and 0 on a number line |

opposites | 2 numbers that are the same distance from 0 but on opposite sides |

additive inverse | The opposite of a number |

associative property of addition | Changing the groupings of addends does not change the sum |

associative property of multiplication | Changing the groupings of factors does not change the product |

commutative property of addition | Changing the order of addends does not change the sum |

commutative property of multiplication | Changing the order of factors does not change the product |

distributive property | To multiply a sum or difference by a number |

order of operations | The order in which to perform operations when evaluating expressions with one or more operations |

rational number | A # that can be written as a/b where a and b are integers |

whole number | The numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4,... |

terminating decimal | A decimal that ends |

repeating decimal | A decimal that has a pattern that repeats |