Chapter 3 Math Vocabulary Flashcards

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Absolute Value
The distance the number is from zero on a number line.
Additive Inverse
Two integers that are opposites. The sum of an integer and its additive inverse is zero.
Graph
The process of placing a point on a number line or on a coordinate plane at its proper location.
Opposites
Two integers are opposites if they are represented on the number line by points that are the same distance from zero, but on opposite sides of zero. The sum of two opposites is zero.
Positive Integer
An integer that is greater than zero. They are written with or without a positive ( + ) sign.
Zero Pair
The result when one positive counter is paired with one negative counter. The value of a zero pair is 0.
p-q
p + (-q)
Same sign adding rules
To add integers with the same sign, add their absolute values. The sum is positive if both integers are positive. The sum is negative if both integers are negative.
Positive
The product of two integers with the same sign is ____.
Negative
The product of two integers with different signs is ____.
Negative
The quotient of two integers with different signs is ___.
Positive
The quotient of two integers with the same sign is ___.
Different sign adding rules
To add integers with different signs, subtract their absolute value. The sum is positive if the positive integer's absolute value is greater. The sum is negative if the negative integer's absolute value is greater.
Integer
A positive whole number and its opposite including zero.
Negative Integer
An integer that is less than zero. Written with a negative ( -) sign.