# Math Vocabulary

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1. What is a sum?

7+7=14
2. What is a difference?
The difference is the answer to a subtraction problem.

10-4=6
3. What is a product?
The product is the answer to a multiplication problem.

12*12=144
4. What is a quotient?
The quotient is the answer to a division problem.

36/6=6
5. What is a divisor?
The number that another number will be divided by. The number outside of the box.
6. What is a dividend?
The number that is being divided by another number. The number that is inside the box.
7. What is a prime number?
A number that only has factors of one and itself.

2, 3, 7, 9
8. What is a composite number?
A number that has more than 2 factors.

4, 6, 8, 10
9. 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
10. What is an even number?
An even number is divisible by 2 and can be gone into evenly.

2, 4, 6, 8, 10
11. 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
12. 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.
13. What is a factor?
A factor(s) are what goes into the number you have.

Factors of 12: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12
14. What is a multiple?
A multiple is a product of two numbers.

Multiples of 12: 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84
15. What is a numerator?
⇨3/4

The numerator is the number on top of the fraction and it tells you how many parts are in the fraction.
16. What is a denominator?
The denominator is the number on the bottom of the fractions and it tells how many pieces are in all.

3/4
17. What is a mixed number?
A mixed number is basically a whole and then a fraction.

5 1/2
18. What is a improper fraction?
An improper fraction is where the top number(numerator) is bigger than the bottom number(denominator)

61/5
19. 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.

3/5+1/4= /20
20. What does simplify mean?
16/20÷4=4/5

When you simplify a fraction it means to break it down into its lowest form using factors.

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 Author: horselover ID: 236403 Filename: Math Vocabulary Updated: 2013-09-23 01:27:22 Tags: 46427 Folders: Description: Math vocabulary with definitions Show Answers:

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