## Chapter 4: Number Theory & Fractions (Vocab)

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# Chapter 4: Number Theory & Fractions (Vocab)

 Mixed numberthe sum of a whole number and a fraction
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Mixed number the sum of a whole number and a fraction
Exponent tells how many times a base is used as factor
Factor a whole number that divides another whole number with no remainder
Simplest form a fraction with the only common factor of the numerator and denominator is 1
Greatest common factor (GCF) the greatest number that is a factor to two or more numbers
Least common multiple (LCM) the smallest number that is common to two or more numbers
Composite a whole number that has more than two factors
Equivalent fractions fractions that are equal to each other
Multiple the product of a number and a nonzero whole number
Prime factorization the expression showing a composite number written as a product of prime factors
Improper fraction when the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator
Factor tree used to find a number's prime factoriation
Prime a number that has exactly two factors, 1 and the number itself
Least common denominator (LCD) the smallest common multiple of two or more fractions' denominator
Power a number expressed using an exponent
Base the number that is used as a factor when a number is written in exponential form

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