# Math Test 9.23.11

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### algebra

an area of maths where numbers are represented by letters

### order of operations (PEMDAS)

a set of rules to solve mathematical problems

### variables

a quantity that can vary or change taking on different values

### exponent

the number that gives reference to the repeated multiplication required

### opposites

a pair of numbers the same distance away from zero (positives and negatives)

### origin

the point of intersection of the x and y axes on a coordinate plane

### algebraic equation

an equation in which some numbers are represented as letters

### base

the value of a number being raised to an exponential power

### power

the number of times a base number is multiplied by itself

### axis

the vertical and horizontal lines that make up the quadrants of a coordinate plane

### absolute value

always a positive number, refers to the distance of a number from 0

### coefficient

a factor or "co-part" of any term

### constant

a value that doesn't change, it is also referred to as a numerical term

### coordinate

the ordered pair that states the coordinate on a coordinate plane

### difference

what is found when one number is subtracted from another

### evaluate

to calculate the numerical value

### expressions

symbols that represent numbers or operations

### integers

whole numbers, as positive values and the negative value or opposite including zero

### multiplication

often referred to as 'fast adding', the repeated addition of the same number

### product

the value obtained when any two or more numbers are multiplied together

one quarter of the plane on the Cartesian coordinate system

### quotient

the solution to a division problem

### square root

the value of a number when multiplied by itself, gives you the original number

### subtraction

the operation of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities

### term

a part of an algebraic equation or a number in a sequence

### y-axis

the vertical (up down)

### x-axis

the horizontal (left right)

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