Math Vocabulary 1
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When a number is raised to a power, the number that is used as a factor is the ______.
Base

The number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor
Exponent

A method of writing very small or very large numbers by using powers of 10.
Scientific notation

A number produced by raising a base to an exponent.
Power

A rule for evaluating expressions.
PEMDAS
Order of operations

To find the value of a numerical or algebraic expression.
Evaluate

The part of an expression that is added or subtracted.
Term

A symbol used to represent a quantity.
Variable

A way to write numbers by using digits.
Standard form

An expression that contains one variable.
Algebraic expression

The number that is multiplied by the variable.
Coefficient

A math sentence that shows that 2 expressions are equivalent.
Equation

A value / values that make an equation true
Solution

A math phrase that contains operations, numbers and / or variables.
Expression

A number greater than one that has more than 2 wholenumber factors.
Composite number

A whole number greater than one that has exactly 2 factors, itself and one.
Prime number

A value that does not change.
Constant

Operations that undo each other like addition and subtraction.
Inverse operations

An expression that contains only numbers and operations.
Numerical expression

The product of any number and any nonzero whole number.
Multiple

The least number, other than zero, that is a multiple of 2 or more given numbers.
Least common multiple

The largest common factor of 2 or more given numbers.
Greatest common factor