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exponent
shows the number of times a base number is multiplied by itself
base
the basis of each place value column in a number system
power
the number of times a base number is multiplied by itself
square root
a number when multiplied by itself gives the original number (i.e. √3=3_
cube root
one of the three identical factors of a number that is the product of those factors
order of operations
A set of rules used to solve mathematical problems.
factor tree
a diagram used to identify the prime factors of a composite number
greatest comon factor
the biggest number that will divide two or more numbers exactly
least common multiple
the smallest number that is the multiple of two or more numbers
prime number
number that has exactly two factors
composite number
a number with more than two factors
cube
to raise to the third power
square
to raise to the second power
BEDMAS
brackets, exponents, divison, multiplication, addition and subtraction in order of operations