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Math vocabulary with definitions
What is a sum?
The sum is the answer to an addition question.
What is a difference?
The difference is the answer to a subtraction problem.
What is a product?
The product is the answer to a multiplication problem.
What is a quotient?
The quotient is the answer to a division problem.
What is a divisor?
The number that another number will be divided by. The number outside of the box.
What is a dividend?
The number that is being divided by another number. The number that is inside the box.
What is a prime number?
A number that only has factors of one and itself.
2, 3, 7, 9
What is a composite number?
A number that has more than 2 factors.
4, 6, 8, 10
What is an odd number?
A number that is not divisible by 2 or cannot go into evenly is an odd number.
1, 3, 5, 7, 9
What is an even number?
An even number is divisible by 2 and can be gone into evenly.
2, 4, 6, 8, 10
What is a greatest common factor? (GCF)
The GCF is the largest number that both of your numbers have in common.
The GCF of 16 and 24 is 8
What is a least common multiple? (LCM)
The LCM is the smallest number that both of your numbers go into. The LCM is also the product.
What is a factor?
A factor(s) are what goes into the number you have.
Factors of 12: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12
What is a multiple?
A multiple is a product of two numbers.
Multiples of 12: 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84
What is a numerator?
The numerator is the number on top of the fraction and it tells you how many parts are in the fraction.
What is a denominator?
The denominator is the number on the bottom of the fractions and it tells how many pieces are in all.
What is a mixed number?
A mixed number is basically a whole and then a fraction.
What is a improper fraction?
An improper fraction is where the top number(numerator) is bigger than the bottom number(denominator)
What is a common denominator?
When your adding or subtracting fractions your denominator has to be the same and that is called a common denominator.
What does simplify mean?
When you simplify a fraction it means to break it down into its lowest form using factors.