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Chapter 5 Integers

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integers
numbers in the set {-3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3}
positive integers
integers to the right of zero on the number line
negative integers
integers to the left of zero on the numbe line
opposites
two numbers that are the same distance from zero on the number line but are on opposite sides of zero
absolute value
the distance between a number and zero on a number line
terminating decimal
a decimal is called terminating if its repeating digit is 0
repeating decimal
the decimal form of a rational number
bar notation
a bar placed over digits that repeat to indicate a number pattern that repeats indefinitely
rational number
a number that can be written as a fraction
quadrants
the four regions in a coordinate plane separated by the x-axis and y=axis
ordered pair
a pair of numbers used to locate a point on the coordinate plane.. the ordered pair is written in the form (x,y)
orgin
the point of intersectioin of the x-axis and y-axis on a coordinate plane