## NWEA Math Vocabulary

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# NWEA Math Vocabulary

 estimate 151-160a guess at the worth, size or weight of something.
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estimate 151-160 a guess at the worth, size or weight of something.
half 151-160 one of 2 equal parts
inch 151-160 a unit of measure (about the size of a paper clip)
length 151-160 the measurement of an object from end to end
most 151-160 the group with the largest amount
same 151-160 an equal amount
shape 151-160 the form of an object
size 151-160 how big something is
tallest 151-160 an object that is the largest in height
add 161-170 determine the sum of two numbers
centimeter 161-170 A length of one hundredth of a meter (cm)
circle 161-170 a round shape that has no beginning or end
cone 161-170 an object that has a round, flat base and comes to a point at the other end (like an ice cream cone)
corner 161-170 The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle
cylinder 161-170 an object in the shape of a tube or pipe
equal 161-170 the same amount or value
feet 161-170 more than one foot
flat 161-170 having no depth or thickness
largest 161-170 greatest in size of those under consideration
longest 161-170 having the greatest measure of distance, having the greater length of two or the greatest length of several
more 161-170 the most
number 161-170 used for counting and tells how much
number line 161-170 A line for numbers
number sentence 161-170 a math problem, including the answer (like 24 + 36 = 60)
pattern 161-170 a repeated design or decoration
penny 161-170 1 cent
pyramid 161-170 A solid figure that has triangles for its sides and a polygon as its base
rectangle 161-170 a polygon with 4 sides where the opposite sides are the same length
shortest 161-170 an object that is the least in length
sphere 161-170 a ball shaped object
square 161-170 an object with four equal sides
tall 161-170 the height of something (opposite of short)
triangle 161-170 a three-sided shape
between 171-180 in the middle
cent 171-180 one penny
count 171-180 determine the number or amount of something
cube 171-180 A solid figure with six congruent squares as its faces
diamond 171-180 a figure with four equal (rhombus)
dime 171-180 a United States coin worth ten pennies
divide 171-180 To separate into equal groups
dollar 171-180 a piece of paper money worth one hundred pennies
even number 171-180 A whole number ending with 0, 2, 4, 6, or 8 in the ones place.
fact family 171-180 A set of related addition and subtraction, or multiplication and division equations using the same numbers
factor 171-180 a number that is multiplied by another number to find a product
fewest 171-180 smallest number ( lowest of all)
figure 171-180 a shape
gram 171-180 a metric unit of weight
graph 171-180 a table showing information or data
greater 171-180 Bigger in size or amount
greater than 171-180 When a number is larger than the other number. Example 65 > 56
hour 171-180 a period of time (60 minutes)
hundred 171-180 a number equal to ten groups of ten
hundreds 171-180 the place value of the missing digit 165, _98
less than 171-180 When a number is smaller than the other number. Example 107 < 215
line segment 171-180 a part of a line between two endpoints
metric 171-180 based on the meter as a standard of measurement
minute 171-180 a unit of time equal to 60 seconds
model 171-180 A representation of an object or system.
most likely 171-180 the event that has the best chance of happening
multiply 171-180 The process of repeated addition
numeral 171-180 a symbol used to represent a number
one 171-180 the smallest whole number
ones 171-180 place vaule of a number (ex. in the number 57, the 7 is in the ones place
ounce 171-180 a measure of weight equal to 1/16 of a pound. Also, a measure of volume; one fluid ounce is equal to 1/16 of a liquid pint (abbreviation oz.)
outside 171-180 the outer side or surface of something
perimeter 171-180 the size of something as given by the distance around it
pound 171-180 a customary unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
quart 171-180 a United States liquid unit of measure, equal to 32 fluid ounces
represent 171-180 take the place of something
similar 171-180 having some of the same characteristics
square unit 171-180 A unit for measuring area
subtract 171-180 to take away; to deduct
sum 171-180 a quantity obtained by addition
table 171-180 a set of data arranged in rows and columns
temperature 171-180 a measure of how hot or cold something is
ten 171-180 the number that is the sum of nine and one
tens 171-180 place value in which a digit has value equal to 10 times itself (ex. the number 5 is in the tens place in number 57).
thermometer 171-180 measuring instrument for measuring temperature
time 171-180 the hour as given by a clock
total 171-180 add up in number or quantity
whole number 171-180 Any number that isn't a decimal or fraction.
after 181-190 following
angle 181-190 A figure formed by two rays with a shared endpoint
area 181-190 the space inside a shape
average 181-190 The result obtained by adding several quantities together and then dividing this total by the number of quantities; the mean.
before 181-190 in front of
Celsius 181-190 The metric unit of temperature measurement.
chance 181-190 a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
chart 181-190 a visual display of information
clock 181-190 a timepiece that shows the time of day
clockwise 181-190 in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
closest 181-190 within the shortest distance
congruent 181-190 Having the same size and shape
cost 181-190 the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
counting order 181-190 counting principle that states that number names must always be counted in the same order
cup 181-190 a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
day 181-190 time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
degree 181-190 a unit of temperature on a specified scale
distance 181-190 size of the gap between two places
divisible 181-190 can be divided by a number without leaving a remainder
dozen 181-190 a quantity of 12 items or units
equation 181-190 A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign.
estimation 181-190 The use of rounding and/or other strategies to determine a possible answer, without calculating an exact answer.
flip 181-190 reverse the image; mirror image
foot 181-190 a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches
fourths 181-190 4 equal pieces of a whole
fraction 181-190 a small part forming a piece of a whole
gallon 181-190 United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts
geometric figure 181-190 A polygon or a solid figure
half past 181-190 30 minutes past the hour
height 181-190 The measurement of someone or something from head to foot or from base to top.
kilometer 181-190 a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
large 181-190 bigger than normal size
least 181-190 The smallest number in a group of numbers
less 181-190 fewer (ex. I have less candy, after I shared with my friends.)
line 181-190 a straight path that extends without end in opposite directions
line of symmetry 181-190 a line that divides a figure into two halves that are mirror images of each other
liter 181-190 a metric unit of capacity meansuring liquids
lowest 181-190 the smallest or least
measure 181-190 how much there is of something
meter 181-190 a unit of mearsurement from the metric system
mile 181-190 a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
more than 181-190 greater in number relative to something else
morning 181-190 the time period between dawn and noon
most often 181-190 the number you see the most
multiplication 181-190 repeated addition (ex. 5 x 4 = 20)
nickel 181-190 a United States coin worth five cents
noon 181-190 the middle of the day 12:00 p.m.
o'clock 181- 190 according to the clock
odd number 181-190 A whole number ending with 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9 in the ones place.
order 181-190 arranging objects, numbers or the alphabet to follow one after another (ex. a,b,c,d, etc.)
pint 181-190 a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces
point 181-190 a mark similar to a dot that shows you where something is located.
quarter 181-190 a United States coin worth 25 cents
rate 181-190 a comparision of two things, such as distance and time (ex. He drove 50 MPH. How many miles did he drive in 3 hours?)
rotation 181-190 a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
round 181-190 (of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand
row 181-190 a long continuous strip (usually running horizontally)
second 181-190 coming next after first
set 181-190 a group of numbers
seventh 181-190 position seven in a countable series of things
side 181 - 190 an outer surface of an object
slide 181-190 a movement of a figure to a new position without turning or flipping it
smallest 181-190 the least in size or value
solve 181-190 find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
symmetry 181-190 having the same shape, size, and position on both sides of a dividing line
tablespoon 181-190 used for measuring liquids or powders (abbreviated TBS.)
taller 181-190 greatest in height than another object
teaspoon 181-190 used for measuring liquids or powders (abbreviated tps.)
ten thousand 181-190 the place value of ten thousand (ex. the 2 is in the ten thousands place 24,398)
tenth 181-190 position ten in a countable series of things
thirds 181-190 one of three equal parts
turn 181-190 cause to move around or rotate
unit 181-190 a single undivided whole
width 181-190 The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
yard 181-190 a unit of length equal to 3 feet
year 181-190 a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
approximate 191-200 be close or similar
coins 191-200 round pieces of metal used as money
composite number 191-200 A whole number greater than 1 that has more than 2 factors.
consecutive 191-200 one after the other
decade 191-200 a period of 10 years
deposit 191-200 a partial payment made at the time of purchase
diagonal 191-200 at an angle
diagram 191-200 a drawing that explains something
difference 191-200 the number that remains after subtraction
digit 191-200 Any one of the ten symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 used to write numbers
division 191-200 the act or process of dividing
dollar sign 191-200 a mark (\$) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars
face 191-200 a surface forming part of the outside of an object
fact 191-200 a statement that can be PROVEN
Fahrenheit 191-200 A temperature scale
fewer 191-200 a smaller number or amount
first 191-200 before anything else
fourth 191-200 one of four equal parts
greatest 191-200 largest in size of those under consideration
hundredth 191-200 one of one hundred equal parts
intersect 191-200 meet at a point
kilogram 191-200 a unit of measure equaling one thousand grams (abbreviated kg.)
latest 191-200 up to the immediate present (ex. the latest news)
line graph 191-200 A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur over time
measurement 191-200 the act or process of measuring
miles per hour 191-200 the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
milliliter 191-200 a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
million 191-200 the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros 1,000,000
nearest 191-200 the closest object
number statement 191-200 A numerical sentence of a story problem
operation 191-200 calculation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
parallel 191-200 lines that will never meet, no matter how long you stretch them (like railroad tracks!)
parallelogram 191-200 a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
percent 191-200 a ratio comparing a number to 100
perpendicular 191-200 intersecting at or forming right angles
polygon 191-200 a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
prime number 191-200 an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1
product 191-200 a quantity obtained by multiplication (ex. the product of 2 x 3 is 6
quarter past 191-200 15 minutes past the hour (ex. the time is quarter past 1 or 1:15)
quarter to 191-200 15 minutes before the hour (ex. the times is quarter to 5 or 4:45)
ray 191-200 a straight line extending from a point
rectangular prism 191-200 a solid figure in which all six faces are rectangles
rectangular solid 191-200 a six-faced block in which all faces are rectangular
right angle 191-200 the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
rise 191-200 go up or advance
rod 191-200 a linear measure of 16.5 feet
same shape 191-200 shapes that are similar; shapes that are the same shape, but different sizes, "congruent"
scale 191-200 size or measure according to a defined weight or table
sign 191-200 a mark used in mathmatics to indicate addition, subtraction, multiplication or division
spinner 191-200 board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game
square inch 191-200 a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square
subtraction 191-200 Act of taking something away
subtrahend 191-200 a number that is subtracted
surface 191-200 the outside layer; the top
symbol 191-200 an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
thousands 191-200 the place value of the missing digit 16_,498
thousandth 191-200 one part in a thousand
ton 191-200 a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
unifix cubes 191-200 colorful, interlocking cubes that help children learn number and math concepts
value 191-200 a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
vertical line 191-200 A line that goes up and down
weight 191-200 A measure of the force of gravity on an object.
zero 191-200 a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
acute angle 201-210 An angle that measures less than 90 degrees or a right angle
altitude 201-210 elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
bar graph 201-210 a graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display data
base 201-210 a support or foundation of a geometric figure
below 201-210 in or to a place that is lower
biggest 201-210 greatest in size of those under consideration
billion 201-210 the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros 1,000,000,000
capacity 201-210 The maximum amount that something can contain: "seating capacity"
change 201-210 the balance of money received when the amount you give is greater than the amount due
circumference 201-210 the size of something as given by the distance around it
compatible numbers 201-210 numbers that are close to the given numbers that make estimation or mental calculation easier
coordinate point 201-210 the number that corresponds to a point on a number line
cubic unit 201-210 a cube with edges of designated length -- used to measure volume
data 201-210 a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
decameter 201-210 A metric length of ten meters.
decimeter 201-210 a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
decrease 201-210 a process of becoming smaller or shorter
double 201-210 twice as great or many
east 201-210 n. the direction from which the sun rises
equivalent 201-210 equal in amount or value
expanded numeral 201-210 a number broken apart according to its place value (ex: 458 = 400+50+8)
fold 201-210 bend or lay so that one part covers the other
greatest common factor 201-210 the largest whole number that is a factor of both numbers
grid 201-210 a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image
how many more 201-210 how many more tells you to compare how much one group or person has more than the other...you subtract (-) to find the difference.
hundred million 201-210 100,000,000
hundred thousand 201-210 10 ten thousands; 100,000
hundredths 201-210 The second place value after a decimal point. Is the second largest decimal value. It takes 100 hundredths to make a whole.
inverse operation 201-210 Opposite operations that undo each other; add and subtract or multiply and divide
kite 201-210 a quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent sides congruent and no opposite sides congruent
larger 201-210 more than others in amount or size
less likely 201-210 an event that does not have a good chance of happening
lowest common denominator 201-210 the least number into which all the denominators will go evenly.
magic square 201-210 an array of numbers in which the sum of every row, column, and diagonal is the same number.
mass 201-210 a body of matter without definite shape
mathematical statement 201-210 a statement that can be either true or false depending on what values are used
maximum 201-210 the greatest possible degree
miles per gallon 201-210 the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel
milligram 201-210 one thousandth (1/1,000) gram
millimeter 201-210 a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
minimum 201-210 the smallest possible quantity
mirror image 201-210 a likeness in which left and right are reversed; a reflection
mixed number 201-210 a number made up of a whole number and a fraction
multiple 201-210 the product of a number and any whole number (ex. multiples of 20 are 1, 2, 4, 5, 10,20)
negative 201-210 less than zero
north 201-210 the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
number cube 201-210 A fair cube that has numbers on the faces (e.g.- dice)
obtuse angle 201-210 an angle between 90 and 180 degrees
octagon 201 - 210 an eight-sided polygon
ordered pair 201-210 A pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plane
origin 201-210 the point of intersection of coordinate axes
oval 201-210 rounded like an egg
pentagon 201-210 a five-sided polygon
plane 201-210 (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
positive 201-210 greater than zero
probability 201-210 a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
proportion 201-210 balance among the parts of something
random 201-210 lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
rectangular 201-210 having four right angles
rectangular box 201-210 a three-demensional rectangle
regroup 201-210 reorganize into new groups
regular polygon 201-210 a polygon with all sides and all angles equal
rename 201-210 assign a new name to
rhombus 201-210 a parallelogram with four equal sides
rule 201-210 (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
ruler 201-210 measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
sequence 201-210 the action of following in order
skew 201-210 turn or place at an angle
speed 201-210 distance travelled per unit time
square number 201-210 the product of a number and itself
standard numeral 201-210 numbers written in standard notation; number like 201, 4732, 68
statement 201-210 a document showing credits and debits
straight 201-210 without curves
symmetrical 201-210 having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
ten thousands 201-210 the place value of the missing digit 1_5,498
times 201-210 an arithmetic operation that is repeated addition/multiplication
trapezoid 201-210 a quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides
triple 201-210 a quantity that is three times as great as another
twist 201-210 turn in the opposite direction
volume 201-210 The amount of space an object takes up
week 201-210 hours or days of work in a calendar week
when 201-210 as soon as
wide 201-210 with or by a broad space

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