Términos algebraicos
Palabra. Definición. Explicación. Ejemplo
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Math's
Algebra
Word / Phrase | Explanation | Example |
Linear expression | Expression without any squares or cubes. | 5x + 2 |
Polynomial | More than two terms | 3x³ + 2x² - 5x + 7 |
Degree of polynomial | The little number behind the x. | 7x³ |
Quadratic polynomial | An expression where the highest power of x is 2. | 4x² - 3x + 2 |
Cubic polynomial | An expression where the highest power of x is 3. | 7x³ - 4x² + 5x + 6 |
Coefficient | The big number at the start of the term | 2x³ |
Term | The parts in an algebraic expression separated by a sign. | 5x |
Like term | Terms that contains same letters of combination of letters. | 3ac + 2ac = 5ac |
Unlike term | A term that contains a different letters or combination of letters. | 2ab + 5ac |
Subject of equation/formula | The letter that is alone in one of the sides of an equation. | a = 3b - 4c |
Expression | Not equal to anything, has no equals. | 3x + 6 |
Equations | Is equal to something, has an equal and usually one letter. | 2x + 5 = 6x - 2 |
Identity | LHS is equal to the RHS. | 3x - 9 = 3 (x - 3) |
Multiplies | It's the product of an integer with another integer | 2 x 5 = 10 |
Lowest common multiple | The smallest positive integer that is a multiple of two or more numbers. | 6, 21 = 42 |
Factor | The numbers multiplied for find a product. | (x + 2)(x + 3) = x² + 5x + 6 |
Highest common factor | The largest positive integer that divides both numbers without remainders. | 27,12 = 3 |
Difference | Difference between two numbers. | 5 - 2 = 3 |
Sum | The result of add two or more numbers. | 3 + 4 = 12 |
Product | The result of a multiplication. | 5 x 4 = 12 |
Simplify | To reduce an expression to only the necessary parts. | 2 + 6 = 1 + 2 4 9 2 3 |
Factorise | The decomposition of an object into a product of other object. | x² + 5x + 6 = (x + 2)(x + 3) |
Evaluate | It is to calculate the value of something. | If I have to distribute 6 books to 3 boys, so each boy would have 2 books. |
Discriminant | b² - 4ac | x = - 3 ±√9-4x2x7 4 |
Constant | A number that is significantly interesting in some way. | 10 - 4x = 8 |
Variable | A symbolic representation used to denote a quantity or expression. | 2x + 8 = 16 |
Simultaneous equation | Combination of two or more equations. | 4x + 2y = 10 3x + 5y = 11 |