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# Math Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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Answer to an addition problem | Sum |

Answer to a subtraction problem | Difference |

Answer to a multiplication problem | Product |

Answer to a division problem | Quotient |

Mathematical sentence that has an equal sign | Equation |

Mathematical phrase (no equal sign) | Expression |

In mathematics, a relationship between two expressions or values that are not equal to each other (< or >) | Inequality |

The distance a number is from zero on a number line | Absolute Value |

A comparison of two quantities It can be written in three ways (a to b, a:b, or a/b) | Ratio |

Part of a whole | Fraction |

What does this symbol mean ≤ | Less than or equal to |

When graphing what kind of circle for ≤ or ≥ | Closed |

When graphing what kind of circle for < or > | Open |

What does this symbol mean ≥ | Greater than or equal to |

When solving problems in math what must you follow | Order of Operations (GEMDAS) |

When multiplying two negatives your answer will equal a | Positive |

When multiplying a negative and a positive your answer will equal a | Negative |

Whole numbers and their opposites (including 0) | Integer |

A number or symbol by which another number or symbol (as a mathematical variable) is multiplied. The number in front of a variable. | Coefficient |

A letter or symbol standing for an unknown number in math | Variable |

___________ are separated by a + or - sign in an overall expression. | Terms |

_______________ is the number of times a number is multiplied by itself | Exponent |

A product of two equal integers (a number multiplied by itself) | Perfect Square |