number that indicates how many times a base is multiplied by itself; shown by a raised number, such as:
symbols, such as parentheses , brackets , and braces , that are used to separate a part of an expression. Some operation symbols, such as fraction bars and radicals, may also function as grouping symbols.
in the radical , which represents the th root of . For example, the index of is 3. In the radical , the index is not shown, but it is understood to be 2.
order of operations
set of rules indicating which calculations to perform first to simplify a mathematical expression
symbol used to represent th roots, where is a natural number greater than or equal to 2
number in the set that can be written as a fraction of two integers where the denominator is not zero, such as and
rationalizing the denominator
rewriting a fraction to remove radical expressions from the denominator
notation used to express a number as the product of two factors. The first is a number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, and the second is a power of 10.