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7th Grade Math Chapter 3

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variable
letter that represents a value that can vary
coefficient
the number multiplied by a variable
constant
number that does not change
evaluate
solve
substitute
replace a variable with a number
algebraic expression
expression that contains at least one variable
additive inverse
the opposite of a number
linear equation
an equation that gives a straight line when plotted on a graph.
like terms
terms that have the same variable raised to the same power
unlike terms
terms that have the variables that are different or raised to different powers
distributive property
states that multiplying a sum or difference by a number is the same as multiplying each addend separately and then adding the products
multiplicative inverse
the reciprocal of a number
integer
a member of the set of whole numbers and their opposites.
opposite
the number that is the same absolute value but different sign.
no solution
an equation that has no answer
infinite solutions
an equation that has many solutions (unlimited)
term
a number, variable or numbers and variables multiplied together

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