# Algebra 1 definitions

### 16 terms by latinlover13

#### Study  only

Flashcards Flashcards

Scatter Scatter

Scatter Scatter

## Create a new folder

If I missed a definition, let me know and I'll put it on.

### expression

collections of numbers, operation signs, and indusion symbols

### evaluating

finding the number for which the expressions stands

### variable

a letter representing a number

### terms

numbers that are added or subtracted from each other.

two numbers that their sum is zero

### multiplicative inverses

two numbers that product equals 1

### division

multiplying by its reciprocal

### commute

an expression meaning to interchange their positions

### associate

to associate two of the numbers in an expression means to group them with parenthesis so that the operation between them is done first

### property

the property of a mathematical symbol is a fact that is true concerning the system

### axiom

a property that forms the basis of a mathematical system. assumed without proof

x(y+z)=xy+xz

### like terms

two terms in an expressions are like terms if they have the same variables raised to the same power

### numerical coefficient

the numerical coefficient of a term is the constant that is multiplied by the variables

### common factor

in an expression c is a common factor if c is a factor of each term

Example: