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chapter 8 cpm math vocab

Ajacent Angles

angles which share a common side and vertex but no common interior parts

Associative Property

Changing the grouping of the numbers does not change the result in adddition

Associative Property for Multiplication

changing the grouping of the numbers does not chnage the result in addition

combining like terms

when working with an expression, terms with the same variable can be combined into one equantity Ex: 3x + 5x + 10 + 5 = 8x + 15

Communative property

the property of an operation such that changing the order of the numbers does not change the result of the operation

Complementary Angles

Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees.


In order

Distributive Property

for any a, b and c, a(b+c) = ab + ac


To evaluate an expression substitute the value given for the variable and perform the operations according to the order of operations

Like terms

terms, that have the same variable part and corresponding exponet


to combine like terms; to express the quanity using as few smybols as possible; to put a fraction in lowest terms

Straight angle

a 180 degree angle

Supplemetary angle

two angles whose measurements give a sum of 180 degrees


each part of the expression seoarated by addition or subtraction signs is a term

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