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# Tenor Chapter 4 Pre-Algebra

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base
In a power, the base is used as a factor as many times as given by the exponent.
cube root
One of three equal factors of a number.
exponent
In a power, the exponent tells how many times the base is used as a factor.
irrational number
A number that can not be expressed as a quotient of two integers. The divisor cannot be zero.
monomial
An expression that is a number, variable, or a product of numbers and/or variables.
negative exponent
Negative exponents are the result of repeated division. a^-n=1/a^n
perfect cube
A number that is the cube of an integer.
perfect square
A rational number whose square root is a whole number.