# Math Vocab by Ally Miller

## 16 terms

### Variable

a symbol that represents a number

### Algebraic Expression

combination of numbers and variables using addition and subtraction

### Simplify

using the order of operations and the algebraic properties to combine like terms in an expression

### Evaluate

to substitute the values of the variables in an expression, then simplify

### Opposites

are numbers that are the same distance from zero in different directions

### Integers

all whole numbers and their opposites

### Absolute Value

a number's distance from zero

changing the order of the addends doesn't change the sum

### Commutative Property of Multiplication

changing the order of the factors doesn't change the product

moving/adding/removing the parentheses doesn't change the sum

### Associative Property of Multiplication

moving/adding/removing the parentheses doesn't change the product

the sum of zero and any number is that number

### Identity Property of Multiplication

the product of one and any number is that number