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# Intro Algebra Ch 2

### Vocabulary for Ch 2

Question | Answer |
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The numerical factor of a term is | the coefficient. |

Terms with the same variables raised to exactly the same powers are | like terms |

An equation that can be written in the form ax + b = c , where a, b, and c are real numbers and a is not equal to 0 is a | linear equation in one variable. |

Equations that have the same solution are called | equivalent equations |

State the addition property of equality: | Adding the same number to or subtracting the same number from both sides of an equation does not change the solution. |

State the multiplication property of equality: | Multiplying both sides or dividing both sides of an equation by the same nonzero number does not change its solution. |

An equation that describes a known relationship among quantities is called | a formula. |

A number, or the product of a number and variables raised to powers is | a term |

Terms that are not like terms are called | unlike terms |

A value of a variable that makes an equation a true statement is called | a solution. |

The process of finding the solution of an equation is called | solving the equation for the variable. |

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