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Multiplication and Division Vocabulary

Vocabulary used in multiplication and division
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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