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Basic Math Vocab

Words we hear a lot, but may forget!
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Product
Answer to a multiplication problem.
Sum
Answer to an addition problem.
Difference
Answer to a subtraction problem.
Quotient
Answer to a division problem.
Multiples
The product of a given number and any whole number.
Factor
One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.
Mean
When you add up all the data and divide by the amount of data.
Median
The middle of your data.
Mode
The number in your data that appears most often.
Range
The difference between the highest and lowest numbers in your data.
Simplify
To make easier. Often with fractions we simplify by making the numerators and denominators smaller numbers by dividing out the common factors of both.
Divisible
Can be divided by a number without leaving a remainder.