# Sterling Math Vocab 1

## Terms

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comparison situation
A problem that asks or tells how many times as many one amount as is another.
commutative property
Changing the order of factors doesn't change the product
function
a consistent relationship between two sets of numbers
column
A part of a table or array that contains items arranged vertically.
equation
A statement that two expressions are equal.
area
The amount of surface covered or enclosed by a figure measured in square units.
variable
a letter or symbol that represents a number
equal groups
Groups that have the same number of objects.
product
The answer to a multiplication problem.
factor
One of two numbers multiplied to find a product.
width
One dimension of a 2- or 3-dimensional figure
array
An arrangement of objects, pictures or numbers in equal columns and equal rows.
length
One side or edge of a figure or the measure of a line segment
inverse operations
Opposite or reverse actions that reverse or undo each other. Examples are addition and subtraction and multiplication and division.
combination situation
Where pairs and sets are counted; tables can be used to solve problems.
row
A part of a table or array that contains items that are arranged horizontally.

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