1. 
commutative property 

no matter what order the numbers are in the sum will stay the same 
 
2. 
zero property 

any number times zero equals zero 
 
3. 
y axis 

a certical line on a coordinate plane 
 
4. 
radical sign 

a sign used to show the square root of a number 
 
5. 
scientific notation 

writing very small or very large numbers using powers of 10 
 
6. 
associative property 

the product is always the same regardless of the numbers and their grouping.All numbers must be in order 
 
7. 
integers 

a set of whole numbers and their opposites 
 
8. 
origin 

THE POINT WHERE y axis and x axis meet 
 
9. 
opposite 

two numbers are an equal distance from zero on a number line 
 
10. 
standard form 

writing numbers by using digits 
 
11. 
identity property 

any number times 1 equals itself 
 
12. 
coordinate plane 

a plane formed by the x and y axis intersecting 
 
13. 
quadrant 

the 4 regions that the x and y axis form are called quadrants 
 
14. 
order of operations 

a rule for evaluating expressions 
 
15. 
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 
 
16. 
ordered pair 

a pair of numbers that can be used to llocate a point on a coordinate plane 
 
17. 
x axis 

the first number in an ordered pair;it tells the distance to move right or left from the origin 
 