Ch 1 vocab

base

A number used as a repeated factor

Distributive Property

The property which states that multiplying a sum by a number is the same as multiplying each addend in the sum by the number then adding the Inverse

Evaluate

To find the value of a numerical or algebraic expression

Exponent

A number that shows how many time the base is used in a factor

Inverse Operations

Opposite operations,or operations that undo each other,such as addition and subtraction or multiplication and division

Numeral Expression

a mathematical phrase that uses only numbers and operation signs

Period

each group of three digits separated by commas in a multi-digit number

Order Of Operations

A special set of rules which gives the order in which calculations are done in expression