Home
Subjects
Create
Search
Log in
Sign up
Upgrade to remove ads
Only $2.99/month
Math
Algebra
math vocab
STUDY
Flashcards
Learn
Write
Spell
Test
PLAY
Match
Gravity
Terms in this set (9)
term
In Algebra a term is either a single number or variable, or numbers and variables multiplied together. Terms are separated by + or − signs.
constant
A fixed value. In Algebra, a constant is a number on its own, or sometimes a letter such as a, b or c to stand for a fixed number. Example: in "x + 5 = 9", 5 and 9 are constants. If it is not a constant it is called a variable.
coefficant
a numerical or constant quantity placed before and multiplying the variable in an algebraic expression
expression
Math Term Definition. Algebraic Expression. An algebraic expression is a mathematical phrase that can contain ordinary numbers, variables (like x or y) and operators (like add,subtract,multiply, and divide). Here are some algebraic expressions: a + 1.
exponet
a quantity representing the power to which a given number or expression is to be raised, usually expressed as a raised symbol beside the number or expression
evaluate
Evaluate expressions. A variable is a letter, for example x, y or z, that represents an unspecified number. ... To evaluate an algebraic expression, you have to substitute a number for each variable and perform the arithmetic operations.
numeric expression
When you look at a problem with numbers, you are most likely looking at a numerical expression. A numerical expression is a mathematical sentence involving only numbers and one or more operation symbols. Examples of operation symbols are the ones for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
algebraic expression
Math Term Definition. Algebraic Expression. An algebraic expression is a mathematical phrase that can contain ordinary numbers, variables (like x or y) and operators (like add,subtract,multiply, and divide). ... The "3x" means multiply the variable x by 3.
varible
A variable is a quantity that may change within the context of a mathematical problem or experiment. Typically, we use a single letter to represent a variable. The letters x , y , and z are common generic symbols used for variables.
Recommended textbook explanations
Glencoe Algebra 2
6,247 explanations
Algebra 1
Common Core Edition
Carter, Cuevas, Day, Holliday, Luchin, Malloy
3,002 explanations
Advanced Functions 12
Dan Ciarmoli, Kirsten Boucher, Wayne Erdman
1,427 explanations
Financial Algebra
Richard Sgroi, Robert Gerver
2,604 explanations
You might also like...
math vocab
13 terms
Unit 3 Vocab
9 terms
expressions and equations key vocabulary
11 terms
Unit 3 Vocabulary
20 terms
Other Quizlet sets
Social Science Quarter 2 Exam
15 terms
Psychology Chapter 1
22 terms
ESAT 4700 Test 2 Vocab
50 terms
ECON102-Chapter2
24 terms