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Math 8

Chapter 1

TermDefinition
Scientific Notation Representation of a decimal as the product of a decimal, s, and a power of 10, were s satisfies the property that it is at least 1, but smaller than 10
Order of Magnitude The exponent in the power of 10 when that decimal is expressed in scientific notation
Exponential Notation In general form, for any number x and any positive integer n, x^n = (x times x times x... times x) n times
Base The number being raised to the power in x^n. x is the base
Exponent How many times the base is being raised to a power. In x^n, n is the exponent
Power An exponent
Integer A positive or negative whole number
Whole Number The counting numbers plus zero
Expanded Form (of decimal numbers) The sum of the products of each digit and it's place value
Square of a Number A number multiplied by itself. It looks like x^2
Cube of a Number A number multiplied by itself three times. It looks like x^3
Equivalent Fractions Two or more fractions that have the same quotient
Created by: mbarkley