Algebraic Thinking Vocabulary

by Caity Eason

| 9 QuestionsNote from the author:

Vocabulary quiz for algebraic thinking.

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Which definition best describes the term factor pairs?

A number that divides a whole number evenly.

The product of that number and any whole number.

The two factors that are multiplied to find a product.

A number that represents part of a whole or part of a set.

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Which definition best describes the term multiple?

A number that divides a whole number evenly.

The two factors that are multiplied to find a product.

A whole number with exactly two factors, 1 and itself.

The product of a certain number and any whole number.

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1

Which term best fits the definition a letter or symbol used to represent an unknown quantity?

rule

pattern

variable

multiple

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1

Which term best fits the definition the answer to a multiplication problem?

sum

factor

product

difference

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1

Which definition best describes the term prime number?

A whole number that has more than two factors.

A whole numer with exactly two factors, 1 and itself.

The product of that number and any whole number.

Numbers in a problem or related numbers that are easy to work with mentally.

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Which definition best describes the term rule?

A symbol used to write numbers.

A letter or symbol used to represent an unknown quantity.

A statement that describes a relationship between numbers or objects.

A sequence of numbers, figures, or symbols that follows a rule or design.

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Which term best fits the definition a comparison of two quantities in which one is described as a multiple of the other?

factor

multiple

expression

multiplicative comparision

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Which term best fits the definition each number in a numeric pattern?

term

digit

value

factor

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Which definition best describes the term composite number?

A symbol used to write numbers.

A whole number that has more than two factors.

A whole number with exactly two factors, 1 and itself.

A letter or symbol used to represent an unknown quantity.

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