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parentheses (), Braces {}, brackets[], indicating to do what is inside first

Grouping Symbol


multiplying a number by one does not change the value.
a 1 = a 
Multiplicative Identity


The set of numbers starting at one, no decimals, no fractions

Natural Numbers


terms having the same variable and exponent combinations

Like terms


a math sentence that contains an equal sign

Equation


do all the math you can

Simplify


expressions that look different but have the same value

Equivalent


the number used as the repeated factor in exponential notation

Base


the product when all the factors are the same

Power


substitute and simplify

Evaluate


the set of numbers starting with 0, no decimals, no fractions

Whole numbers


a letter that represents an unknown value

Variable


the number that shows how many times a base is used as a factor

Exponent


an equation that show the relationship between variables

Formula


a math sentence that has NO equal sign

Expression


the grouping of terms or factors can change
a + (b + c)=(a + b) + c and a(bc)=(ab)c 
Associative Property


whole numbers and their opposites

Integers


a set of numbers to use when substituting into an algebraic expression

Replacement Set


multiply the factor outside the () to all the terms inside the ()
3(X + 5)= 3X + 15 
Distributive Property


the order of terms or factors does not change the value
a + b = b + a and ab = ba 
Commutative Property


answer to a subtraction problem

Difference


to find all the solutions to the equation or inequality

Solve


a value that makes the equation or inequality true

Solution


a number that cannot be written as a fraction

Irrational Number


a number that can be written as a ratio of two integers (a fraction)

Rational numbers


answer to an addition problem

Sum


answer to a multiplication problem

Product


adding zero to a number does not change the value a + 0 = a

Additive Terms


can a number, a letter or a product of numbers and letters; the parts of an expression separated by addition signs

Terms


numbers that are being multiplied to get a product

Factors


the process that tells what part of the math operations to do before another (PEMDAS)

Order of Operation


a math sentence that contains variables

Open Sentence


answer to a division problem

Quotient


replace a variable with a given value

Substitute


an example that proves a statement is false

Counterexample
