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terms with exactly the same variables, including the same exponents

like terms


a number located to the right of 0 on the number line

positive number


{0,1,2,3,4,5,...}

whole numbers


the result of multiplication

product


angles with the same measure that are formed by intersecting lines

vertical angles


the opposite of a number

additive inverse


numbers that are either positive or negative

signed numbers


the answer to a subtraction problem

difference


When 0 is added to a number, the number is unchanged.

identity element for addition


When a number is multiplied by 1, the number is unchanged.

identity element for multiplication


a number located to the left of 0 on the number line

negative number


the answer to a division problem

quotient


the process of using the distributive property to write a sum or a difference as a product

factoring


{...,3,2,1,0,1,2,3,...}

integers


the reciprocal of a number

multiplicative inverse


the numerical factor in a term

numerical coefficient


a single number, or a product of a number and one or more variables raised to powers

term


angle that measures 90 degrees

right angle


a quotient of two quantities with the same units

ratio


an equation that is true for all replacements of the variable

identity


angles whose measures have a sum of 180 degrees

supplementary angles


the number that is a repeated factor when written with an exponent

base


an angle that measures 180 degrees

straight angle


a statement that two ratios are equal

proportion


a number that indicates how many times a factor is repeated

exponent (power)


Each side of an equation may be multiplied or divided by the same nonzero number without changing the solution.

multiplication property of equality


a part of the whole amount

percentage


The same number may be added to or subtracted from each side of an equation without changing the solution.

addition property of equality


a number written with an exponent

exponential expression


a symbol, usually a letter, used to represent an unknown number

variable


the distance between 0 and the number on the number line

absolute value


pairs of numbers whose product is 1

reciprocals (multiplicative inverses)


the answer to an addition problem

sum


Ax + B = C, for real numbers A, B, and C, with A not equal to 0

linear equation


The opposite of a number "a" is the number that is the same distance from 0 on the number line as "a," but on the opposite side of 0.

additive inverse (negative) of "a"


equations with the same solution set

equivalent equations


angles whose measures have a sum of 90 degrees

complementary angles


method that provides a way of determining whether a proportion is true

cross products


numbers that are nonrational numbers represented by points on the number line

irrational numbers


numbers that can be written as quotients of two integers, with the denominator not 0

rational numbers


include all numbers that can be represented by points on the number line

real numbers


a statement that says two expressions are equal

equation


a collection of numbers, variables, symbols for operations, and symbols for grouping

algebraic expression


any replacement for the variable that makes the equation true

solution


{1,2,3,4,...}

natural numbers
