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Math Test 9.23.11

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algebra
an area of maths where numbers are represented by letters
order of operations (PEMDAS)
a set of rules to solve mathematical problems
variables
a quantity that can vary or change taking on different values
exponent
the number that gives reference to the repeated multiplication required
opposites
a pair of numbers the same distance away from zero (positives and negatives)
origin
the point of intersection of the x and y axes on a coordinate plane
algebraic equation
an equation in which some numbers are represented as letters
base
the value of a number being raised to an exponential power
power
the number of times a base number is multiplied by itself
axis
the vertical and horizontal lines that make up the quadrants of a coordinate plane
absolute value
always a positive number, refers to the distance of a number from 0
coefficient
a factor or "co-part" of any term
constant
a value that doesn't change, it is also referred to as a numerical term
coordinate
the ordered pair that states the coordinate on a coordinate plane
difference
what is found when one number is subtracted from another
evaluate
to calculate the numerical value
expressions
symbols that represent numbers or operations
integers
whole numbers, as positive values and the negative value or opposite including zero
multiplication
often referred to as 'fast adding', the repeated addition of the same number
product
the value obtained when any two or more numbers are multiplied together
quadrant
one quarter of the plane on the Cartesian coordinate system
quotient
the solution to a division problem
square root
the value of a number when multiplied by itself, gives you the original number
subtraction
the operation of finding the difference between two numbers or quantities
term
a part of an algebraic equation or a number in a sequence
y-axis
the vertical (up down)
x-axis
the horizontal (left right)