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17 terms

Terms and definitions for terms for Common Core GPS Math

Algorithm

A step-by-step solution.

Difference

The result of subtracting one number from another.

Distributive Property

The sum of two addends multiplied by a number equals the sum of the product of each addend and that number.

Dividend

The amount that you want to divide up.

Divisor

The number you divide by

Factor

A number that when multiplied with another produces a given number

Greatest Common Factor

The highest number that divides exactly into two or more numbers.

Least Common Multiple

The smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers.

Measurement Model of Division

When we know the original amount and the size or measure of ONE part, we use measurement division to find the number of parts.

Minuend

The first number in a subtraction. The number from which another number is to be subtracted.

Multiple

The result of multiplying a number by an integer

Quotient

The answer after you divide one number by another

Partitive Model of Division:

Is one where you know the total number of groups,and you are trying to find the number of items in each group.

Reciprocal

Two numbers whose product is 1. The reciprocal of a fraction can be found by inverting that fraction

Sum

The result of adding two or more numbers.

Subtrahend

The number that is to be subtracted. The second number in a subtraction.

Product

The answer when two or more numbers are multiplied together.