Read the Math Notes box in this lesson to review commonly used algebra vocabulary. Then consider the expression below as you answer the following questions.
See the Math Notes below.
Variable: A letter or symbol that represents one or more numbers.
Expression: A combination of numbers, variables, and operation symbols. An expression does not contain an equal sign. For example:
Terms: Parts of the expression separated by addition and subtraction. For example, in the expression
Coefficient: The numerical part of a term. In the expression
Constant term: A number that is not multiplied by a variable. In the example above,
Factor: Part of a multiplication expression. In the expression
Name a constant.
What are the two factors in
? What are the two factors in ? and ; and
Write an expression with a variable
, a coefficient , and a constant of .
Use the words coefficient, constant, term, expression, variable, and factor to describe
Refer to the Math Notes above.
Use the words factor, product, quotient, and sum to describe the parts of