12 terms

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variable

A letter used to represent one or more numbers

constant

A value that does not change

a quantity that does not vary

a quantity that does not vary

coefficient

A number multiplied by a variable in an algebraic expression.

sum

answer to an addition problem

difference

answer to a subtraction problem

product

the answer to a multiplication problem

quotient

answer to a division problem

isolate the variable

to separate the variable from the rest of the equation

inverse operation

The opposite or reverse operation.

substitute for the variable

take variable out and put a number in its place

solution to equation

number that makes an equation true

check

to be sure your answer is accurate