exponent |
The number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor. In the example of 5 |

expression |
A mathematical phrase. For example, 8 • 2 + 3 is an expression. It represents the quantity 19. |

grouping symbols | Symbols such as parentheses, braces, brackets, and fraction bars that indicate the numbers to be grouped together. |

operation | A mathematical process; the four basic operations are addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. |

order of operations | The rules that determine the sequence of calculations in an expression with more than one type of computation. |

square root |
A value that can be multiplied by itself to give the original number. For example if the original number is 9, then 3 is its square root because 3 multiplied by itself (3 |