Like terms: Like terms are terms that contain the same variables raised to the same power.
Term: Algebra a term is either a single number or variable, or numbers and variables multiplied together.
Variable: a symbol or letter that represents one or more numbers.
Factor: Factors are numbers we can multiply together to get another number.
Distributive property: The Distributive Property is an algebra property which is used to multiply a single term and two or more terms inside a set of parentheses.
Simplify: To reduce (an equation, fraction, etc) to a simpler form by cancellation of common factors
Constant: a constant is a number on its own.
Expression: An algebraic expression is a mathematical phrase that can contain ordinary numbers, variables (like x or y) and operators (like add,subtract,multiply, and divide).
Equation: a statement that the values of two mathematical expressions are equal (indicated by the sign =).
Equivalent: Multiplying the numerator and the denominator of a fraction by the same nonzero whole number will change that fraction into an equivalent fraction