# 5Z PSSA Vocabulary(math)

## 25 terms · words 1-25 (1st test on friday 2/24/12) there is 26-50 (2nd test thursday 3/1/12) (called 5Z PSSA Vocabulary(math)2) and 50-77 (3rd test friday 3/9/12) (called 5Z PSSA Vocabulary(math)3)

### area

the measure, in square units, of the inside of a plane figure

### axis

the number line(s) on a cordinate grid

### bar graph

a graph that uses bars of different heights to compare info

### base

usually, the bottom face of a three-dimiensional figure; some figures, such as cylinder and rectangular prisims

### certain outcome

an outcome that definitely occurs every time

### common denominator

a number that is a common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions

### composite number

a whole number having more than two factors.

### coordinates

numbers in an ordered pair

### cube

a rectangular solid having six congruent square faces

### decimal

a number with a decimal point

### denominator

in a fraction, the number below the fration bar.

### difference

the answer to a subtraction problem

### dividend

the number that is being divided

### divisor

the number that divides the dividend

### edge

a line segment where two faces of a solid figure meet

### equally likely

describes two or more events that have the same chance of happening

### equation

a mathematical sentence with an = sign

equal in value

### estimate

an answer that is close to, but not equal to, an exact answer

### expanded notation

a way to write numbers that shows the value of each digit

### expression

numbers or symbols connected by operation

### face

a flat surface of a 3D figure

### factor

a whole number that divides evenly into a another whole number

### fraction

a number that names part of a whole or part of a set of objects

### greatest common factor (GCF)

the largest factor that 2 or more numbers have in common