Math Connects Ch 1 Word Scramble

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algebra  A mathematical language that uses symbols, usually letters, along with numbers. The letters stand for numbers that are unknown. 
algebraic expression  A combination of variables, numbers, and at least one operation. 
area  The number of square units needed to cover the surface enclosed by a geometric figure. 
base  The number used as a factor. 
composite number  A number greater than 1 with more than two factors. 
cubed  The product in which a number is a factor three times. 
define the variable  Choosing a variable to represent the input when writing a function rule. 
equals sign  A symbol of equality. 
equation  A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign, = 
evaluate  To find the value of an algebraic expression by replacing variables with numerals. 
exponent  In a power, the number of times the base is used as a factor. 
factor  A number that divides into a whole number with a remainder of zero. 
formula  An equations that shows a relationship among certain quantities 
function  A relation in which each element of the input is paired with exactly one element of the output according to a specified rule. 
function rule  An expression that describes the relationship between each input and output. 
function table  A table organizing the input, rule, and output of a function. 
numerical expression  A combination of numbers and operations. 
order of operations  The rules that tell which operation to perform first when more than one operation is used. 
power  A number that can be expressed using and exponent. 
prime factorization  A composite number expressed as a product of prime numbers. 
prime number  A whole number that has exactly two unique factors, 1 and the number itself. 
solution  The value of a variable that makes and equation true. 
solve  To replace a variable with a value that results in a true sentence. 
squared  A number multiplied by itself. 
variable  A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number. 
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