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Constant

Distributive Property

Equation

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…

A math sentence that states two expressions are equivalent, se…

Coefficients

A number that is multiplied by a variable.

Constant

A number that does not change.

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…

Ratio

Rate

Unit Rate

Porpotion

is a comparison of two numbers by division.... ex: a/b , a:b, a…

if a and b represent quantities measured in different units th…

is a rate with a denominater of 1. ... ex: 40 miles/1hour , 40 m…

is an equation that states that two ratios are equal. ... ex: a/…

Ratio

is a comparison of two numbers by division.... ex: a/b , a:b, a…

Rate

if a and b represent quantities measured in different units th…

equation

inequality

To Solve

EXAMPLE 1 : solve for x ; x+4=7

a set of numbers and/or variables seperated by operations and…

a set of numbers and/or variables seperated by operations and…

1. find the variable ... 2. determine what operation is happening…

x=3

equation

a set of numbers and/or variables seperated by operations and…

inequality

a set of numbers and/or variables seperated by operations and…

coefficient

term

variable

equation

A number multiplied by a variable.

A number, a variable, or the product of a number and a variable

A symbol used to represent a quantity that can change

A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign.

coefficient

A number multiplied by a variable.

term

A number, a variable, or the product of a number and a variable

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 +…

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…

Solving a linear equation

Solving in terms of

Translating from English into algebra

Solving a quadratic equation

Isolate the variable

Isolate one variable on one side of the equation

Look for key words and systematically turn phrases into algebr…

Factor the left side and set each factor equal to 0 separately…

Solving a linear equation

Isolate the variable

Solving in terms of

Isolate one variable on one side of the equation

algebraic expression

coefficient

common denominator

constant

An expression that contains at least one variable.

The number that is multiplied by the variable in an algebraic…

A denominator that is the same in two or more fractions.

A value that does not change.

algebraic expression

An expression that contains at least one variable.

coefficient

The number that is multiplied by the variable in an algebraic…

How do you simplify an algebraic expres…

What are like terms?

Are there any terms you can't combine?

What does "both sides of the equation m…

An example is 4(x+30)+5(6x-2). Distribute the 4 and the 5 to t…

Terms are parts of an algebraic expression like 2x, 6x to the…

Yes, you can't combine terms from different categories like 6x…

the answer and the expression (an expression is an equation wi…

How do you simplify an algebraic expres…

An example is 4(x+30)+5(6x-2). Distribute the 4 and the 5 to t…

What are like terms?

Terms are parts of an algebraic expression like 2x, 6x to the…

Equation

Sum

Addend

Even numbers

A mathematical sentence with an equal sign

The answer when adding two or more addends

A number to be added

A whole number that is a multiple of 2, the ones digit in an e…

Equation

A mathematical sentence with an equal sign

Sum

The answer when adding two or more addends

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

Coefficient

Constant

Term

A ________ is a letter used to represent a number

A number that is multiplied by a variable. Example 2x

A _________ is a number without a variable attached

A ______ is either a single number or variable or numbers and…

Variable

A ________ is a letter used to represent a number

Coefficient

A number that is multiplied by a variable. Example 2x

Addition Property of Equality

Additive Inverse

Additive Identity

Multiplication Property of Equality

You can add/subtract the same number to both sides of the equa…

opposites add to be zero

the sum of any number and zero is that number

You can multiply/divide the same number to both sides of the e…

Addition Property of Equality

You can add/subtract the same number to both sides of the equa…

Additive Inverse

opposites add to be zero

Distributive property

Commutative property of addition

Commutative property of multiplication

Associative property of addition

a•(b+c)=a•b+a•c... 3•(4+5)=3•4+3•5... VH: mutiplication distributes…

a+b=b+a... 3•4=4•3... VH: commute=to get up and move to a new locati…

a•b=b•a ... 3•4=4•3... VH: commute=to get up and move to a new locat…

a+(b+c)=(a+b)+c... 3+(4+5)= (3+4)+5... VH: regroup-elements do not p…

Distributive property

a•(b+c)=a•b+a•c... 3•(4+5)=3•4+3•5... VH: mutiplication distributes…

Commutative property of addition

a+b=b+a... 3•4=4•3... VH: commute=to get up and move to a new locati…

variable

equation

balance

inverse

A letter used to represent one or more numbers

Uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal

Equal weight

opposite

variable

A letter used to represent one or more numbers

equation

Uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal

Variable

Constant

Algebraic Expression

Evaluate

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

A value (usually numeric) in an expression that does not chang…

An expression that contains at least one variable. It usually…

To find the value of an algebraic expression by substituting a…

Variable

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

Constant

A value (usually numeric) in an expression that does not chang…