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Absolute value

The distance of a number from zero on the number line always positive

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Algebraic expression

A combination of variables ,numbers,and at least one operation

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Base

The number that is raised to a power

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Coefficient

The number by which a variable is multiplied EX:the 2 in 2x

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Coordinate plane

This is formed when two number lines intersect at their zero points

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Distributive property

a(b + c)= ab = bc

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Exponent

The number that tells how many factors there are of the base

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Greater than

The inequality symbol >

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Inequality

A mathematical sentence that compares two unequal expressions using one of the symbols ,=/

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Integers

Positive numbers ,negative numbers,and zero

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Less than

The inequality symbol

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Like terms

Terms containing the same variable

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Negative numbers

Numbers with the value less the zero

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Operations

Addition ,subtraction,multiplication, and division

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Opposite numbers

Numbers that have the same digit but opposite. EX: 3 and (-3)

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Ordered pair

This is used to name a point on the coordinate plane

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Origin

The intersection of the x-axis and y-axis

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Positive numbers

Numbers with a value larger than zero

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Powers

Numbers expressed using a base and an exponent

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Quadrants

The four regions separated by the x-axis and the y-axis within the coordinate plane

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Variable

A symbol,usually a letter,used to represent a number

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X-axis

The horizontal number line in the coordinate plane

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X-coordinate

The first number of the ordered pair

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Y-axis

The vertical number line in the coordinate plane

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Y-coordinate

The second number of the ordered pair

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Distributive

a(b+c)=abtac