MATH VOCABULARY

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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