# Study sets matching "math vocab solving equations"

What are the ways to solve equations?

What are the order of operations?

What does it mean to distribute?

What does it mean to cross multiply?

1. order of operations... 2. distribute... 3. cross multiply... 4. foil…

Parentheses... Exponents... Multiply... Divide... Add... Subtract

The distributive property lets you multiply a sum by multiplyi…

multiply the values that are diagonally across from each other…

What are the ways to solve equations?

1. order of operations... 2. distribute... 3. cross multiply... 4. foil…

What are the order of operations?

Parentheses... Exponents... Multiply... Divide... Add... Subtract

Variable

Constant

Term

Coefficient

Is a letter that represents one or more numbers in an expressi…

A number in an algebraic expression... ( no letter)

Each constant and each variable with its coefficient

Is a number that a variable is multiplied by... ( the number in f…

Variable

Is a letter that represents one or more numbers in an expressi…

Constant

A number in an algebraic expression... ( no letter)

1st Step

2nd step

3rd step

4th step

look for and apply distibtive propertys

combine like terms

equlize varabiles on one side by adding or subtracting

find the numbers on oppisite sides through adding or subtracti…

1st Step

look for and apply distibtive propertys

2nd step

combine like terms

Variable

Inverse Operations

Isolate the Variable

Property of Equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, OR…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

Variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Inverse Operations

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, OR…

variable

inverse operations

isolate the variable

property of equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

inverse operations

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

like terms

terms

variable

equation

variables or constants that are the same in a given equation

numbers or variables in an equation that are separated by a +…

is the letter in an equation

a math statement that says two things are equal.

like terms

variables or constants that are the same in a given equation

terms

numbers or variables in an equation that are separated by a +…

Inverse Operation

addition property of equality

subtraction property of equality

substitution property of equality

operation that "undo" each other

you can add the same thing to both sides of an eqation and the…

you can subtract the same thing from both sides of an equation…

you can substitute equal values ( 3+4=7) and the same signs re…

Inverse Operation

operation that "undo" each other

addition property of equality

you can add the same thing to both sides of an eqation and the…

Term

Like Terms

Coefficients

Constant

a mathematical expression compesed of factors. They are the pa…

when two or more terms have identical variable parts. The coef…

The numerical factor in a term ... EX. -8p = -8

A term that includes only a number no variable... EX. -2 or 3

Term

a mathematical expression compesed of factors. They are the pa…

Like Terms

when two or more terms have identical variable parts. The coef…

equation

solve

equivalent

equal

A statement that the values of two expressions are equal. It h…

to find an answer

having the same value but represented in a different way

exactly the same amount or value

equation

A statement that the values of two expressions are equal. It h…

solve

to find an answer

variable

inverse operations

isolate the variable

property of equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

inverse operations

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

1st Step

2nd step

3rd step

4th step

look for and apply distibtive propertys

combine like terms

equlize varabiles on one side by adding or subtracting

find the numbers on oppisite sides through adding or subtracti…

1st Step

look for and apply distibtive propertys

2nd step

combine like terms

Additive Inverse

Coefficients

Constant

Distributive Property

Two numbers whose sum is 0. (example 3 and -3 are additive inv…

A number that is multiplied by a variable.

A number that does not change.

The property that states that if you multiply a sum by a numbe…

Additive Inverse

Two numbers whose sum is 0. (example 3 and -3 are additive inv…

Coefficients

A number that is multiplied by a variable.

variable

inverse operations

isolate the variable

property of equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

inverse operations

Operations that undo each other; adition and subtraction, or m…

Squares and Square Roots

Square Root Symbol

Perfect Square

Irrational number

Inverse operations that undo each other.

Radical

A number than can be expressed as the product of two equal int…

A square root that is not a perfect square. It is not and inte…

Squares and Square Roots

Inverse operations that undo each other.

Square Root Symbol

Radical

algebraic expression

coefficient

constant

Distributive Property

A mathematical expression that consists of variables, numbers…

The number multiplied by a variable to indicate "how many" of…

An unchanging value; a number without a variable.

A(B + C) = AB + AC

algebraic expression

A mathematical expression that consists of variables, numbers…

coefficient

The number multiplied by a variable to indicate "how many" of…

algebraic expression

coefficient

constant

Distributive Property

A mathematical expression that consists of variables, numbers…

The number multiplied by a variable to indicate "how many" of…

An unchanging value; a number without a variable.

A(B + C) = AB + AC

algebraic expression

A mathematical expression that consists of variables, numbers…

coefficient

The number multiplied by a variable to indicate "how many" of…

Variable

Inverse Operations

Isolate the Variable

Property of Equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, or…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

Variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Inverse Operations

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, or…

variable

inverse operations

isolate the variable

property of equality

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, or…

To get a variable alone on one side of the equation in order t…

What you do to one side of the equation, you MUST do to the ot…

variable

A symbol (usually a letter) that represents an unknown quantit…

inverse operations

Operations that undo each other; addition and subtraction, or…