# Multiplication and Division Vocabulary

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Vocabulary used in multiplication and division

### Multiplication

a mathematical operation, symbolized by ×, that for integers is equivalent to adding a number to itself a particular number of times

### Factor

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

### Product

a quantity obtained by multiplication (the answer)

### Order Property of Multiplication

allows two or more numbers to be multiplied in any order

### Divison

an operation used to calculate the number of times one number is contained in another

### Dividend

the number being divided

### Divisor

the number that divides the dividend

### Quotient

the quantity obtained by division (the answer)

### Inverse Operations

multiplication and division are the inverse (opposite) of each other

### Fact Family

a set of related mulitiplication and division sentences that use the same numbers

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