a mathematical sentence with an equal sign that shows that two expressions are equivalent
equation
Positive and Negative Whole Numbers and 0. Examples: .... -3, -2, -1, 0, 1, 2, 3.....(Does not include fractions or decimals)
integers
number in front of a variable
coefficient
A statement that compares two quantities using <, >, ≤,≥, or ≠.
Inequality
a comparison of two numbers by division
ratio
an equation that states that two ratios are equal Ex: 1/2 = x/10
proportion
the steepness of a line on a graph, rise over run
slope
The plane formed by a horizontal axis and a vertical axis, often labeled the x-axis and y-axis, respectively.
coordinate plan
To figure out or compute. For example, "evaluate " means to figure out that the expression simplifies to 17.
evaluate
x in the expression ax. For example, 3 is the exponent in 23.
exponent
An expression used to calculate a desired result, such as a formula to find volume or a formula to count combinations. Formulas can also be equations involving numbers and/or variables, such as Euler's formula.
FORMULA
The quantity which cancels out the a given quantity. There are different kinds of inverses for different operations.
INVERSE
Two or more equations containing common variable(s).
SYSTEM OF EQUATIONS
A transformation in which a geometric figure is reflected across a line, creating a mirror image. That line is called the axis of reflection.
REFLECTION
A boundary line of an inequality is a line that separates the coordinate plane into half-planes
BOUNDARY
The elimination method of solving a system of equations is a method that uses addition or subtraction to eliminate one of the variables to solve for the other variable.
ELIMINATION
A number that cannot be expressed in the form (a/b) where a and b are integers and b <> 0.
IRRATIONAL NUMBER
terms that contain the same variables, where the corresponding variables also are of the same power (exponent).
like terms
an expression consisting of one or more numbers along with one or more arithmetic operations.
Numerical Expression
an equation stating that two ratios, rates or fractions are equivalent.
proportion

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