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Unformatted text preview: Lesson 1 Factors:  any numbers or symbols that form a product Commutative and Associative Properties:  order and grouping do not matter when adding or multiplying Identities:  values that produce no change; zero is the additive identity; one is the multiplicative identity You can ALWAYS add zero (important when completing the square); you can always multiply by one (important when working with fractional expressions) Distributive property (covered in section 1.3) Absolute value:  the distance between the number and the origin on a number line; denoted symbolically by   , where is a real number; since   represents distance,   must be nonnegative;   or   represents the distance between two points on a number line; the order does not matter Order of operation:  PEMDAS (parentheses, exponents, multiply, divide, add, subtract) Exponential Notation: Where is the base and is the exponent or power When the exponent is a positive integer, exponential notation is a concise way of writing the product of repeated factors,...
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 Spring '09
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