25 terms

Absolute Value

The distance of a number from zero on the number line. Always positive.

Algebraic Expression

A combination of variables, numbers, and at least one operation

Base

The number that is raised to a power

Coefficient

The number by which a variable is multiplied. Ex: the 2 in 2x

Coordinate Plane

This is formed when two number lines intersect at their zero points

Distributive Property

a(b +c) = ab + ac

Exponent

The number that tells how many factors there are of the base.

Greater Than

The inequality symbol >

Inequality

A mathematical sentence that compares two unequal expressions using one of the symbols <, >, ≤, ≥, or ≠.

Integers

Positive numbers, negative numbers, and zero

Less Than

The inequality symbol <

Like Terms

Terms containing the same variable

Negative Numbers

Numbers with a value less than zero

Operations

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Opposite Numbers

Numbers that have the same digit but opposite values. Ex: 3 and (-3)

Ordered Pair

This is used to name a point on the coordinate plane

Origin

The intersection of the x-axis and y-axis

Positive Numbers

Numbers with a value larger than zero

Powers

Numbers expressed using a base and an exponent

Quadrants

The four regions separated by the x-axis and the y-axis within a coordinate plane

Variable

A symbol, usually a letter, used to represent a number

X-Axis

The horizontal number line in the coordinate plane

X-Coordinate

The first number of the ordered pair

Y-Axis

The vertical number line in the coordinate plane

Y-Coordinate

The second number of the ordered pair