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Algebra
a mathematical method for determining the value of an unknown quantity that has a specific relationship to one or more known quantities

Base Number
The number that is multiplied times itself to form a mathematical term with an exponent

Cubed
In mathematics, the description of a number that has been multiplied by itself two times

Decimal
A fraction with a denominator of 10, 100, 1000, or any number that consist of a 1 followed by one or more zeros.

Decimal Point
The dot at the left of a decimal fraction

Denominator
The lower number of a fraction

Difference
In mathematics, the answer to a subtraction problem.

Dividend
In mathematics, the number divided into in a division problem

Divisor
In mathematics, the number that is divided into the dividend.

Equation
A mathematical declaration that two mathematical statements (groups of numbers, together with their signs or mathematical functions) are equal to each other.

Exponent
A superscript number that indicates how many times a number is multiplies by itself

Lowest Terms
The form of a fraction in which no number except 1 can be divided into both the numerator and denominator.

Mixed Number
A number consisting of a whole number and a fraction

numerator
The upper number of a fraction.

Percentage
A form of a fraction with a denominator of 100

Power
In mathematics, the number of times a number is multiplies by itself, as indicated by the exponent.

Product
In mathematics, the answer to a multiplication problem

Proportion
A statement that two ratios are equal to each other

Quotient
In mathematics, the answer to a division problem

Ratio
The quotient that results from dividing one number into another

Remainder
The number that is left over when one number is divided unequally into another.

Squared
In mathematics, the description of a number that has been multiplies by itself

Square Root
The portion of a number which, when multiplied by itself, equals the original number

Sum
In mathematics, the total or the answer to an addition problem