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7th Grade MATH Vocabulary

A collection of words and phrases that you need to know for the SOL Test
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Commutative Property
Order doesn't matter, A + B = B + A
Associative Property
Grouping doesn't matter, (a+b)+c= a+(b+c)
Additive Identity
Adding "0" to a number doesn't change the number
Multiplicative Identity
Multiplying by "1" doesn't change the number
Additive Inverse
adding opposites results in "0"
Inverse
opposite
Product
tells you multiply
sum
tells you to add
difference
tells you to subtract
quotient
tells you to divide
Inequality
A mathematical sentence that contains less than, greater than, less than or equal to, greater than or equal to, or not equal
equation
A mathematical statement that two expressions are equal.
absolute value
The distance a number is from zero on a number line. ALWAYS POSITIVE
Sum
Result of adding operation
Integers
Positive and negative whole numbers (not fractions or decimals)