# Flashcards - TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Properties of Real Numbers

Flashcards - TExMaT Master Mathematics Teacher 8-12: Properties of Real Numbers
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rational numbers
In mathematics, a rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers, a numerator p and a non-zero denominator q
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number line
In basic mathematics, a number line is a picture of a graduated straight line that serves as abstraction for real numbers, denoted by
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composite number
A composite number is a positive integer that can be formed by multiplying together two smaller positive integers
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integers
An integer is a number that can be written without a fractional component
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integers
An integer is a number that can be written without a fractional component
composite number
A composite number is a positive integer that can be formed by multiplying together two smaller positive integers
number line
In basic mathematics, a number line is a picture of a graduated straight line that serves as abstraction for real numbers, denoted by
rational numbers
In mathematics, a rational number is any number that can be expressed as the quotient or fraction p/q of two integers, a numerator p and a non-zero denominator q
commutative property
In mathematics, a binary operation is commutative if changing the order of the operands does not change the result
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
prime number
A prime number is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself
the greatest common factor
In mathematics, the greatest common divisor of two or more integers, when at least one of them is not zero, is the largest positive integer that divides the numbers without a remainder
real numbers
In mathematics, a real number is a value that represents a quantity along a line

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