# MATH VOCABULARY

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 commutative property no matter what order the numbers are in the sum will stay the same zero property any number times zero equals zero y axis a certical line on a coordinate plane radical sign a sign used to show the square root of a number scientific notation writing very small or very large numbers using powers of 10 associative property the product is always the same regardless of the numbers and their grouping.All numbers must be in order integers a set of whole numbers and their opposites origin THE POINT WHERE y axis and x axis meet opposite two numbers are an equal distance from zero on a number line standard form writing numbers by using digits identity property any number times 1 equals itself coordinate plane a plane formed by the x and y axis intersecting quadrant the 4 regions that the x and y axis form are called quadrants order of operations a rule for evaluating expressions distributive property a property that states that if you multiply a sum by a number you will get the same sum as if you multiply each addend by that number then add the products ordered pair a pair of numbers that can be used to llocate a point on a coordinate plane x axis the first number in an ordered pair;it tells the distance to move right or left from the origin