# 6th grade Math Vocabulary

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1. The smallest common multiple of a set of two or more numbers. LCM
Least Common Multiple
2. The product of a whole number and any other whole number.
Multiple
3. Two or more nonzero whole numbers whose greatest common factor is 1.
Relatively Prime
4. A special ratio that compares a number to 100 using a symbol (%).
Percent
5. An equation showing that tow ratios are equivalent.
Proportion
6. A ratio comparing two different units.
Rate
7. A comparison of two numbers using division.
Ratio
8. A number that can be expressed as a ratio of two integers.
Rational Number
9. A rate with a denominator of 1.
Unit rate
10. An amount.
Quantity
11. An integer that divides evenly into another.
Factor
12. The sum stays the same when the grouping of addends is changed. (a + b) + c = a + (b + c)
Associative Property of Addition
13. The product stays the same when the grouping of factors is changed. (a x b) x c = a x (b x c)
Associative property of Multiplication
14. The sum stay the same when the order of the addends is changed. a + b = b + a
Commutative Property of Addition
15. The product stays the same when the order of factors is changed. a x b = b x a
Commutative Property of Multiplication
16. a(b + c) = a x b + a x c , where a, b, and c stand for any real numbers.
Distributive Property
17. The number that tells how many equal factors there are.
exponent
18. Rules describing what sequence to use in evaluating expressions.
Order of Operations
19. A mathematical statement including numbers and operations
Numeric Expression
20. A group of numbers, symbols, and variables that express an operation or a series of operations.
Algebraic expression
21. A numerical factor in a term of an algebraic expression
coefficient
22. Terms that have identical variable parts. (2n and n)
Like terms
23. A number, variable, product, or quotient in an expression.  It is not a sum or difference.
Term
24. A quantity that changes or can have different values.  A symbol, usually a letter, that can stand for different quantity.
Variable
25. Operations that  "undo" each other .  (addition and subtraction)
Inverse operation
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