the absolute value of a number is the distance between the number and 0 on a number line.
a+-a=0 (where you add a number and its opposite and it equals zero).
when a number is written in exponential form, the number that is used as a factor is the base.
a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.
when whole numbers other than zero are multiplied together, each number is a factor of the product.
the numbers...-4,-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3,4,...consisting of the negative intergers, zero, and the positive intergers.
two numbers that are the same distance from zero on a number line, but are in opposite directions. (-2 and 2).
a product formed from repeated multipulcation by the same numbers, it contains of a base and an exponent.