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# Abbie's ch. 2 vocab

### chapter 2 vocabulary math words

Question | Answer |
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The number in an exponential expression that is multiplied by itself. | Base |

A common factor of two or more numbers is a number that is a factor of all the numbers. | Common Factor |

A common multiple of a set of numbers is a multiple of all the numbers. | Common Multiple |

A whole number greater than 1 with more than two factors. | Composite Number |

A symbol written above and to the right of a quantity that tells how many times the quantity is multiplied be itself. | Exponent |

A factor of a whole number is another whole number that divides into it without a remainder. | Factor |

A factor pair for a number is two factors whose product equals that number. | Factor Pair |

The greatest common factor (often abbreviated GCF) of two or more numbers is the greatest if their common factors. | Greatest Common Factor |

The least common multiple (often abbreviated LCM) of two or more numbers is the smallest of their common multiples. | Least Common Multiple |

A multiple of a whole number is the product of that number and another whole number. | Multiple |

A convention for reading an evaluating expressions. The order of operations is in order of (PEMDAS) | Order Of Operations |

A number that is written using and exponent. | Power |

The prime factorization of a composite number shows that number written as a product of prime numbers. | Prime Factorization |

A whole number greater than 1 with only 2 factors itself and 1. | Prime Number |

Law that states when the bases of two factors are the same the power of their product is the sum of their exponents. | Product Law Of Exponents |

Two or more numbers are relatively prime if their only common factor is 1. | Relatively Prime |

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