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# Ch 1 Algebra

Question | Answer |
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A PRODUCT THAT IS MADE BY A SINGLE FACTOR BEING MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF. | Square |

THE PROPERTY THAT SAYS THAT WHEN YOU ADD OR MULTIPLY, ORDER DOESN'T MATTER. 2+3 = 3+2 ; (3)(4) = (4)(3) | Commutative Property |

A MATHEMATICAL STATEMENT THAT CONTAINS AT LEAST ONE VARIABLE. EXAMPLE: 3X+4 | Algebraic Expression |

A REPLACEMENT FOR A VARIABLE THAT MAKES AN OPEN SENTENCE INTO A TRUE EQUATION | Solution |

THE SET OR COLLECTION OF ALL OF THE SOLUTIONS OF AN EQUATION. | Solution Set |

A LETTER OR SYMBOL THAT REPRESENTS AN UNKNOWN VALUE. | Variable |

THE PROPERTY THAT SAYS THAT WHEN YOU ADD OR MULTIPLY, THE GROUPING DOESN'T MATTER. EXAMPLE: 2+(3+4) = (2+3)+4 | Associative Property |

TO FIND THE VALUE OF AN EXPRESSION BY SUBSTITUTING THE VARIABLES WITH THEIR VALUES AND THEN CALCULATING | Evaluate |

TWO MATHEMATICAL STATEMENTS THAT HAVE THE SAME VALUE BUT MAY LOOK DIFFERENT. EXAMPLE: 2X + 4 + 3X + 7 = 5X + 11 | Equivalent Equations |

THE FACTOR THAT IS MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF IN A POWER. | Base |

THE PROPERTY THAT IS MODELED BY A(B + C) = AB + AC EXAMPLE: 7(2X + 5) = 14X + 35 | Distributive Property |

A x 1 = A | Identity Property of Multiplication |

A METHOD OF WRITING THE MULTIPLICATION OF FACTORS BY USING EXPONENTS | Exponental Form |

THE ACT OF GETTING AN EXPRESSION INTO IT'S SIMPLEST FORM. | Simplfing |

A NUMBER, A LETTER OR THE COMBINATION OF NUMBERS AND/OR LETTERS SEPARATED BY OPERATIONAL SIGNS. | Expression |

THE NUMBER THAT TELLS YOU HOW MANY TIMES A FACTOR IS MULTIPLIED BY ITSELF. | Exponent |

A MATHEMATICAL SENTENCE THAT USES AN EQUAL SIGN TO STATE THAT TWO EXPRESSIONS HAVE THE SAME VALUE EXAMPLE: 2X + 4 = 7 | Equation |

TO SIMPLIFY AN EXPRESSION BY PUTTING TOGETHER TERMS THAT HAVE EXACTLY THE SAME VARIABLE FACTORS. | Like Terms |

AN EQUATION THAT SHOWS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO OR MORE VARIABLES. EXAMPLE: P = 2L + 2W | Formula |

Postive numbers and their opposite including zero | Integers |

Positive numbers and zero | Whole numbers |

Positive numbers or counting numbers | Natural numbers |

numbers that can be written in the form a/b where b does not equal zero | Rational numbers |

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rhondacarlton