variable

a letter used to represent an unknown quantity

constant

a number

coefficient

a number written before a variable that tells you how many times to multiply the value of the variable

exponent

tells you how many times to multiply a base by itself

like terms

have the same variable and exponent

product

the answer to a multiplication problem

quotient

the answer to a division problem

sum

the answer to an addition problem

difference

the answer to a subtraction problem

integer

positive and negative whole numbers and zero

term

a variable, constant, or combination of both which are separated by plus or minus signs

equation

a statement of equality between two expressions

expression

a term or a group of terms

inverse operations

operations that undo each other

polynomial

an expression with two or more terms

monomial

a single term

binomial

an expression with exactly two terms

trinomial

an expression with exactly three terms

linear equation

An equation with two variables that gives a straight line when graphed

parabola

the u shaped graph formed when a quadratic equation is graphed

quadratic equation

An equation with a squared term.

roots

The solutions to a quadratic equation are also called this.

zero product property

States that if (a x b = 0), then a = 0 or b = 0

x intercept

the point where a graph crosses the x axis

y intercept

the point where a line graph crosses the y axis

base

a number or term that is being raised to a power

square number

the product of multiplying a number by itself

1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36, 49, 64, 81, 100

square numbers

cube number

the product of multiplying a number by itself twice

1, 8, 27, 64, 125

cube numbers

the answer when dividing by zero

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zero divided by any non-zero number is equal to

0

inverse operations

operations that undo each other and are used to solve equations

perfect square trinomial

the result of squaring a binomial

difference of two squares

the result of multiplying (a+b)(a-b)

factor an expression

to write the expression as a multiplication problem, that is a product of factors

factoring

the opposite of distributing

Undefined

Division by zero is this

Hypotenuse

The longest side of a right triangle

Vertical line

The graph of x = 4 would form this type of line.

Horizontal line

The graph of y = 6 would form this type of line.

2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13

Prime numbers

Pythagorean Theorem

a² + b² = c²

1, 3, 5, 7...

Odd numbers

Consecutive numbers

Numbers which follow in order

Slope

The "rise over run" or "change in y over the change in x" of a line

Linear

Equations with the highest degree of 1.

A difference of squares

a²-b²

Slope-intercept form of a line

(y = mx + c) or (y = mx + b) is this form of a line