Glencoe Common Core Algebra 1 Chapter 1 Vocabulary
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an expression consisting of one or more numbers and variables along with one or more arithmetic operations.
in an expression of the form x to the nth power, the base is x.
The numerical factor of a term.
A mathematical sentence that contains an equal sign, =.
In an expression of the form x to the nth power, the exponent is n. It indicates the number of times x is used as a factor.
Terms that contain the same variables, with corresponding variables having the same exponent.
Order of Operations
1. Evaluate expressions inside grouping symbols.
2. Evaluate all powers.
3. Do all multiplications and/or divisions from left to right.
4. Do all additions and/or subtractions from left to right.
An expression of the form x to the nth power.
Two numbers whose product is 1.
A set of numbers from which replacements for a variable may be chosen.
An expression is in simplest form when it is replaced by an equivalent expression having no like terms or parentheses.
A replacement value for the variable in an open sentence.
A number, a variable, or a product or quotient of numbers and variables.
1. Symbols used to represent unspecified numbers or values.
2. a characteristic of a group of people or objects that can assume different values.