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Algebra I - Vocabulary Ch 1
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positive numbers
the numbers to the right of zero on the number line
negative numbers
the numbers to the left of zero on the number line
integers
the numbers ... -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3
absolute value
the distance between 0 and a number on the number line
opposites
numbers with the same absolute value on opposite sides o zero on the number line; -3 abd 3 are opposites
expression
a number, or a group of numbers written with operation signs
simplify
perform the operations; find the value
base
a factor; In 3squared , 3 is the base used as a factor 2 times
exponent
the number that tells how many times the base is used as a factor
power
the product when factors are the same,
revise
change; to change a guess when you have more information
broken-line graph
a graph made up of pieces of straight lines; used to display information
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