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angle 181-190
A figure formed by two rays with a shared endpoint
area 181-190
the space inside a shape
average 181-190
The result obtained by adding several quantities together and then dividing this total by the number of quantities; the mean.
Celsius 181-190
The metric unit of temperature measurement.
chance 181-190
a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
clockwise 181-190
in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
closest 181-190
within the shortest distance
congruent 181-190
Having the same size and shape
counting order 181-190
counting principle that states that number names must always be counted in the same order
degree 181-190
a unit of temperature on a specified scale
distance 181-190
size of the gap between two places
divisible 181-190
can be divided by a number without leaving a remainder
dozen 181-190
a quantity of 12 items or units
equation 181-190
A mathematical sentence that contains an equals sign.
estimation 181-190
The use of rounding and/or other strategies to determine a possible answer, without calculating an exact answer.
flip 181-190
reverse the image; mirror image
foot 181-190
a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches
fourths 181-190
4 equal pieces of a whole
fraction 181-190
a small part forming a piece of a whole
gallon 181-190
United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts
geometric figure 181-190
A polygon or a solid figure
half past 181-190
30 minutes past the hour
height 181-190
The measurement of someone or something from head to foot or from base to top.
kilometer 181-190
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
line 181-190
a straight path that extends without end in opposite directions
line of symmetry 181-190
a line that divides a figure into two halves that are mirror images of each other
liter 181-190
a metric unit of capacity meansuring liquids
meter 181-190
a unit of mearsurement from the metric system
mile 181-190
a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
multiplication 181-190
repeated addition (ex. 5 x 4 = 20)
nickel 181-190
a United States coin worth five cents
noon 181-190
the middle of the day 12:00 p.m.
o'clock 181- 190
according to the clock
odd number 181-190
A whole number ending with 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9 in the ones place.
order 181-190
arranging objects, numbers or the alphabet to follow one after another (ex. a,b,c,d, etc.)
pint 181-190
a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces
point 181-190
a mark similar to a dot that shows you where something is located.
quarter 181-190
a United States coin worth 25 cents
rate 181-190
a comparision of two things, such as distance and time (ex. He drove 50 MPH. How many miles did he drive in 3 hours?)
rotation 181-190
a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
round 181-190
(of numbers) to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand
set 181-190
a group of numbers
slide 181-190
a movement of a figure to a new position without turning or flipping it
solve 181-190
find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
symmetry 181-190
having the same shape, size, and position on both sides of a dividing line
tablespoon 181-190
used for measuring liquids or powders (abbreviated TBS.)
teaspoon 181-190
used for measuring liquids or powders (abbreviated tps.)
ten thousand 181-190
the place value of ten thousand (ex. the 2 is in the ten thousands place 24,398)
tenth 181-190
position ten in a countable series of things
thirds 181-190
one of three equal parts
unit 181-190
a single undivided whole
width 181-190
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
yard 181-190
a unit of length equal to 3 feet
year 181-190
a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
approximate 191-200
be close or similar
composite number 191-200
A whole number greater than 1 that has more than 2 factors.
consecutive 191-200
one after the other
decade 191-200
a period of 10 years
deposit 191-200
a partial payment made at the time of purchase
diagonal 191-200
at an angle
diagram 191-200
a drawing that explains something
difference 191-200
the number that remains after subtraction
digit 191-200
Any one of the ten symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 used to write numbers
division 191-200
the act or process of dividing
face 191-200
a surface forming part of the outside of an object
fact 191-200
a statement that can be PROVEN
Fahrenheit 191-200
A temperature scale
fewer 191-200
a smaller number or amount
fourth 191-200
one of four equal parts
hundredth 191-200
one of one hundred equal parts
intersect 191-200
meet at a point
kilogram 191-200
a unit of measure equaling one thousand grams (abbreviated kg.)
latest 191-200
up to the immediate present (ex. the latest news)
line graph 191-200
A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur over time
miles per hour 191-200
the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
milliliter 191-200
a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
million 191-200
the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros 1,000,000
nearest 191-200
the closest object
number statement 191-200
A numerical sentence of a story problem
operation 191-200
calculation by adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
parallel 191-200
lines that will never meet, no matter how long you stretch them (like railroad tracks!)
parallelogram 191-200
a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length
percent 191-200
a ratio comparing a number to 100
perpendicular 191-200
intersecting at or forming right angles
polygon 191-200
a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
prime number 191-200
an integer that has no integral factors but itself and 1
product 191-200
a quantity obtained by multiplication (ex. the product of 2 x 3 is 6
quarter past 191-200
15 minutes past the hour (ex. the time is quarter past 1 or 1:15)
quarter to 191-200
15 minutes before the hour (ex. the times is quarter to 5 or 4:45)
ray 191-200
a straight line extending from a point
rectangular prism 191-200
a solid figure in which all six faces are rectangles
rectangular solid 191-200
a six-faced block in which all faces are rectangular
right angle 191-200
the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
rise 191-200
go up or advance
rod 191-200
a linear measure of 16.5 feet
scale 191-200
size or measure according to a defined weight or table
sign 191-200
a mark used in mathmatics to indicate addition, subtraction, multiplication or division
spinner 191-200
board game equipment that consists of a dial and an arrow that is spun to determine the next move in the game
square inch 191-200
a unit of area equal to one inch by one inch square
subtraction 191-200
Act of taking something away
subtrahend 191-200
a number that is subtracted
surface 191-200
the outside layer; the top
symbol 191-200
an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
thousands 191-200
the place value of the missing digit 16_,498
thousandth 191-200
one part in a thousand
ton 191-200
a United States unit of weight equivalent to 2000 pounds
unifix cubes 191-200
colorful, interlocking cubes that help children learn number and math concepts
value 191-200
a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
vertical line 191-200
A line that goes up and down
weight 191-200
A measure of the force of gravity on an object.
zero 191-200
a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
acute angle 201-210
An angle that measures less than 90 degrees or a right angle
altitude 201-210
elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface
bar graph 201-210
a graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display data
base 201-210
a support or foundation of a geometric figure
billion 201-210
the number that is represented as a one followed by 9 zeros 1,000,000,000
capacity 201-210
The maximum amount that something can contain: "seating capacity"
change 201-210
the balance of money received when the amount you give is greater than the amount due
circumference 201-210
the size of something as given by the distance around it
compatible numbers 201-210
numbers that are close to the given numbers that make estimation or mental calculation easier
coordinate point 201-210
the number that corresponds to a point on a number line
cubic unit 201-210
a cube with edges of designated length -- used to measure volume
data 201-210
a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
decameter 201-210
A metric length of ten meters.
decimeter 201-210
a metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
decrease 201-210
a process of becoming smaller or shorter
double 201-210
twice as great or many
east 201-210
n. the direction from which the sun rises
equivalent 201-210
equal in amount or value
expanded numeral 201-210
a number broken apart according to its place value (ex: 458 = 400+50+8)
fold 201-210
bend or lay so that one part covers the other
greatest common factor 201-210
the largest whole number that is a factor of both numbers
grid 201-210
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image
how many more 201-210
how many more tells you to compare how much one group or person has more than the other...you subtract (-) to find the difference.
hundred million 201-210
100,000,000
hundred thousand 201-210
10 ten thousands; 100,000
hundredths 201-210
The second place value after a decimal point. Is the second largest decimal value. It takes 100 hundredths to make a whole.
inverse operation 201-210
Opposite operations that undo each other; add and subtract or multiply and divide
kite 201-210
a quadrilateral with two pairs of adjacent sides congruent and no opposite sides congruent
less likely 201-210
an event that does not have a good chance of happening
lowest common denominator 201-210
the least number into which all the denominators will go evenly.
magic square 201-210
an array of numbers in which the sum of every row, column, and diagonal is the same number.
mass 201-210
a body of matter without definite shape
mathematical statement 201-210
a statement that can be either true or false depending on what values are used
maximum 201-210
the greatest possible degree
miles per gallon 201-210
the distance traveled in a vehicle powered by one gallon of gasoline or diesel fuel
milligram 201-210
one thousandth (1/1,000) gram
millimeter 201-210
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
minimum 201-210
the smallest possible quantity
mirror image 201-210
a likeness in which left and right are reversed; a reflection
mixed number 201-210
a number made up of a whole number and a fraction
multiple 201-210
the product of a number and any whole number (ex. multiples of 20 are 1, 2, 4, 5, 10,20)
negative 201-210
less than zero
north 201-210
the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
number cube 201-210
A fair cube that has numbers on the faces (e.g.- dice)
obtuse angle 201-210
an angle between 90 and 180 degrees
octagon 201 - 210
an eight-sided polygon
ordered pair 201-210
A pair of numbers that can be used to locate a point on a coordinate plane
origin 201-210
the point of intersection of coordinate axes
oval 201-210
rounded like an egg
pentagon 201-210
a five-sided polygon
plane 201-210
(mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
positive 201-210
greater than zero
probability 201-210
a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
proportion 201-210
balance among the parts of something
quadrilateral 201-210
a four-sided polygon
random 201-210
lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
rectangular 201-210
having four right angles
rectangular box 201-210
a three-demensional rectangle
regroup 201-210
reorganize into new groups
regular polygon 201-210
a polygon with all sides and all angles equal
rename 201-210
assign a new name to
rhombus 201-210
a parallelogram with four equal sides
rule 201-210
(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
sequence 201-210
the action of following in order
skew 201-210
turn or place at an angle
speed 201-210
distance travelled per unit time
square number 201-210
the product of a number and itself
standard numeral 201-210
numbers written in standard notation; number like 201, 4732, 68
statement 201-210
a document showing credits and debits
straight 201-210
without curves
symmetrical 201-210
having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts
ten thousands 201-210
the place value of the missing digit 1_5,498
times 201-210
an arithmetic operation that is repeated addition/multiplication
trapezoid 201-210
a quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides
triple 201-210
a quantity that is three times as great as another
twist 201-210
turn in the opposite direction
volume 201-210
The amount of space an object takes up
wide 201-210
with or by a broad space
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