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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
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