# algebra vocabulary

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### Term

the number or an expressions that are added in a sum

### Base

the number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication

### Sum

to determined the variable in an equation

### Variable

a letter that represents one or more numbers

### Coefficient

the numerical part of a variable term

### Factor

when two numbers are multiplied.

### Expression

a mathematical sentence

### Quotient

an answer to a division problem

### Difference

an answer to a subtraction problem

### Power

made up of an exponent or a base

### Exponent

a number or a variable that represents the number of times a base is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication

### Equation

a statement that two expressions are equal

### Product

an answer to a multiplication problem

### Constant

a term that is a number

### Integer

consisted of negative and positive whole number, including 0

### Absolute Value

the distance between the number and 0 on a number line

### Opposites

two numbers that have the same absolute value but have different signs

### Coordinate Plane

formed by a horizontal number line called the x-axis and a vertical number line called the y-axis

### Origin

the point (0,0) where the x-axis and the y-axis intersect in a coordinate plane

### Ordered Pair

a pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point in a coordinate plane. The first number is the x-coordinate, and the second number is the y-coordinate

### X-axis, Y-axis

the horizontal number line in a coordinate plane and the vertical number line in a coordinate plane

four regions into which a coordinate plane is divided by the x-axis and the y-axis

### Scatter Plot

the graph of a collection of ordered pairs (x,y)

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