13 terms

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additive inverse

the opposite of a number

multiplicative inverse

the product of a nonzero number and its reciprocal

absolute value

the distance from zero on a number line

integers

the set of whole numbers and their opposites

natural numbers

counting numbers

negative numbers

an integer less than zero (to the LEFT of zero)

opposite numbers

the two numbers that are an equal distance from 0 on a number line, also called additive inverse

positive numbers

an integer that is greater than zero (to the RIGHT of zero)

rational numbers

any number that can be expressed as a ratio of integers

repeating decimal

a decimal in which one or more digits repeat infinitely

terminating decimal

a decimal number that ends or terminates

zero pair

two opposite numbers whose sum is zero

Long Division

arithmetical division in which the divisor has two or more figures, and a series of steps is made as successive groups of digits of the dividend are divided by the divisor, to avoid excessive mental calculation.