17 terms

Composite Number

a whole number having more than two factors

Prime Number

a whole number whose only factors are 1 and itself

Factor

a number that divides evenly into another number and a number that is multiplied by another number to find a product

Multiple

the product of a number and any nonzero whole number

Common Factor

a whole number that is a factor of two or more whole numbers

Common Multiple

multiple(s) that two or more numbers share

Greatest Common Factor

the largest number that is a common factor of two or more numbers

Least Common Multiple

the smallest number that is a common multiple of two or more numbers

Prime Factorization

Expressing a composite number as a product of prime numbers

Least Common Denominator

the least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.

Equivalent Fraction

Fractions that have the same overall value

Simplest form

a fraction that has only 1 as the common fractor of the numerator and denominator

Mixed Number

the sum of a whole number and a fraction

Proper Fraction

a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator

Improper Fraction

a fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator

Terminating Decimal

a decimal that contains a finite number of digits

Repeating Decimal

a decimal that repeats a digit or group of digits forever