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# Math 8

### Chapter 1

Term | Definition |
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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 |

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