**1. Is an exponent the same as an index?**

Yes, they can also be called "powers" as well!

**2. What name is given to ordinary number terms in algebra?**

Numbers on their own in algebra are called

constants.

**3. What does a dot mean in algebra?**

A dot between two

algebraic terms or expressionsmeans "multiply" .A dot between two

numbersis usually a decimal point.