# Flashcards - Expressions & Equations in Algebra

Flashcards - Expressions & Equations in Algebra
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order of operations
In mathematics and computer programming, the order of operations is a collection of rules that define which procedures to perform first in order to evaluate a given mathematical expression
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algebraic expression
In mathematics, an algebraic expression is an expression built up from integer constants, variables, and the algebraic operations
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variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
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constant
The number e is an important mathematical constant that is the base of the natural logarithm
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constant
The number e is an important mathematical constant that is the base of the natural logarithm
variable
In elementary mathematics, a variable is an alphabetic character representing a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary or not fully specified or unknown
algebraic expression
In mathematics, an algebraic expression is an expression built up from integer constants, variables, and the algebraic operations
order of operations
In mathematics and computer programming, the order of operations is a collection of rules that define which procedures to perform first in order to evaluate a given mathematical expression
Like terms
In algebra, like terms are terms that have the same variables and powers
distributive property
In abstract algebra and formal logic, the distributive property of binary operations generalizes the distributive law from elementary algebra
word problems
In mathematics education, a word problem is a mathematical exercise where significant background information on the problem is presented as text rather than in mathematical notation
multiplication principle
In combinatorics, the rule of product or multiplication principle is a basic counting principle

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