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# Math Vocab 1 and 2

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 | Two numbers that are the same distance from 0 on a number line,but on opposite sides |

additive inverse | The opposite of a number |

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

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

distributive property | To multiply a sum or difference by a number, multiply each number in the sum or difference by the number on the outside of the parenthesis |

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

rational number | A number 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 pattern and repeats |

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