# Pre-Algebra Terms – Matching Test_key

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Pre-Algebra Terms
Matching Test
To whom will ye liken me, and make me equal, and compare me, that we may be
like? - Isaiah 46:5
Clues are listed below. Print the word that matches the clue on the blank line by the
clue.
1. CONSTANT
Fixed number on its own (no variables or unknown numbers with it). Example in
this Equation: y=6x+ 3; (3) fits this description.
2. EQUATION
has equal signs between expressions. Example: y=6x + 3
3. TERM
Product of numbers &amp; variables (letters). Example of this in this Equation: y=6x +
3; (y) or ( 6x) or (3) fits this description.
4. COEFFICIENT
A number in front of a variable (letter) in a term. Example in this Equation: y=6x
+ 3; (6) fits this description
5. VARIABLE
A letter that expresses (holds the place) of an Unknown Number. Example: y=6x
+ 3; (y) or (x) fits this description. y is an unknown number. x is an unknown
number.
6. EXPRESSION
Math statement that does not contain an equal sign. Example in this Equation:
y=6x + 3. (6x + 3) fits this description or (y) fits this description.
COEFFICIENT
EXPRESSION