# Basic Algebra/Introduction to Basic Algebra Ideas/Translating Words into Math Symbols

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## Vocabulary[edit]

- Sum
- Difference
- Quotient
- Product

## Definitions[edit]

- The sum of two unknown numbers can be written as .
- The difference of two unknown numbers can be written as .
- The quotient of two unknown numbers can be written as .
- The product of two unknown numbers can be written as .

Keep in mind that **is the same** as and **is the same** as .

However, **is not the same** as , and **is not the same** as .

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