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