# Cp algebra 1 vocab terms unit 2

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Equation

A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign

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Solve

The process of finding all values of a variable that make an equation true

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Consecutive numbers

numbers in counting order

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Identity

an equation that is true for every value of the variable

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Absolute value

The distance a number is from zero on a number line

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Ratio

A comparison of two quantities by division

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Proportion

An equation stating that two ratios are equal

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Rate

A ratio of two different mesurments have different units

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Unit rate

a ratio of two quantities, the second of which is one unit

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Scale/scale model

The relationship between measurements on a drawing or model and the scale of the real object

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Literal equation

an equation that contains two or more variables

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Unit/ dimensional analysis

Process of carrying units throughout computations

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Formula

A specific literal equations

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