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# Algebra Vocab_2019

### Algebra Unit Vocabulary

Definition | Term |
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changing the grouping does not change the sum or product | associative property of addition & multiplication |

a numerical factor multiplied by a variable | coefficient |

changing the order does not change the sum or product | commutative property of addition & multiplication |

a variable whose value changes based on the value of the independent variable | dependent variable |

to find the value of an expression | evaluate |

a variable whose value determines the value of another variable called the dependent variable | independent variable |

a number sentence that uses symbols such as <,>,≤,≤,≠ to show that two values are not equivalent | inequality |

a number, variable, product, or quotient in an expression separated by an addition sign or subtraction sign | term |

a symbol or letter that represents one or more numbers; an unknown value | variable |

a number with a value that is always the same; the part of the expression that does not change | constant |

any number plus zero equals itself any number times one equals itself | identity property |

any number times zero equals zero | zero property |

any number times its reciprocal equals one any number plus its opposite equals zero (any number minus itself equals zero) | inverse property |

4(2a + 5) = 8a + 20 | distributive property |