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# Algebra 1-Chapter 1

### Algebra 1-Chapter 1 Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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A letter or symbol that represents one or more numbers. | variable |

A group of numbers, symbols, and variables that express an operation or a series of operations. | algebraic expression |

An expression that represents repeated multiplication of the same factor. | power |

The number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication. | base |

The number or variable that represents the number of times the base of a power is used as a factor. | exponent |

Rules for evaluating an expression involving more than one operation. | order of operations |

Describes a real-world situation using words as labels and using math symbols to relate the words. | verbal model |

A fraction that compares two quantities measured in different units. | rate |

A fraction that compares two quantities measured in different units, in which the denominator of the fraction is 1. | unit rate |

A mathematical sentence formed by placing the symbol = between two expressions. | equation |

A mathematical sentence formed by placing one of the symbols: less than, less than or equal to, greater than, or greater than or equal to, between two expressions. | inequality |

An equation or inequality that contains an algebraic expression. | open sentence |

A number that produces a true statement when substituted for the variable in an equation. | solution of an equation |

A number that produces a true statement when substituted for the variable in an inequality. | solution of an inequality |

An equation that relates two or more quantities. | formula |

A rule that establishes a relationship between two quantities, called input and output, such that each input is paired with exactly one output. | function |

The set of all inputs of a function. | domain |

The set of all outputs of a function. | range |

The input variable of a function. | independent variable |

The output variable of a function. | dependent variable |

To find the value of an algebraic expression by substituting numbers for variables, performing the operation(s) and simplifying the result. | evaluate an algebraic expression |

To combine like terms and complete all operations. | simplify |

A compact way of writing an expression involving repeated multiplication of the same number. | exponential form |

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