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What is 1 + 3?
8th Grade Unit 5, Lesson 1 Vocabulary
The number of the position that a number is in within a sequence.
A mathematical phrase which can contain numbers, operators (add, subtract, multiply, divide), and at least one variable (like x, y) to represent operations.
The numbers and variables in an algebraic expression that are separated by a "+" or "-" sign.
A generalization that is used to describe any given number in a sequence; the position in the sequence of numbers.
Constant Rate of Change
Change between consecutive totals (y=mx+b); also called the slope (m) and y-intercept (0,b).
One after another; not skip counting (ex. 1, 2, 3, 4, ...).
A term used in algebra that means to find the numeric value of a variable; to solve a problem.
What the sequence is called after new terms are added.
A pattern of numbers that may be described by an algebraic expression.