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Absolute Value | -the distance an number is from zero on the number line; it is written using the symbol l l |

Coefficient | a number multiplied times a variable |

Counting Numbers | real numbers that are positive and whole but NOT including zero |

Evaluate | to find the value of an expression by replacing variables with numbers |

Numeric Expression | a number sentence without an equal sign |

Variable Expression | A number sentence that contains one or more variables |

Function | a relationship between two variables |

Inequality | not equal in value; a comparison of 2 expressions using >, < |

Integer | A positive number, a negative number, or zero (whole numbers and their opposites) but NOT a fraction, decimal, or percent |

Inverse Operation | used to solve equations, applying to opposite operationg in reverse order of operations to isolate (or solve for) the variable |

Irrational Numbers | A number that does not have a finite value |

Rational Numbers | A number that has a finite value; includes positive, negatives, zero, whole numbers, fractions, and decimals |

Real Numbers | All numbers on the number line. This includes rational and irrational numbers |

Sequence | Numbers in a specific order arranged according to a rule |

Simplify | Solve or work out an order of operations problem; to describe an expression as percisely as possible |

Solution | Any number that makes and equation true |

Solve | to replace the variable with a number that makes the equation true |

Term | A numbers, a variable or a product of numbers and variables; the numbers in a sequence |

Variable | a symbol, usually a letter, that stands for an unknown numbers |

Whole Number | A real number that is positive including zero but not including fractions or decimals |

Zero Pairs | describes positives and negative chips "pairing up"; positives and negatives cancel each other out; so the value of a zero pair is zero |