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Math Vocabulary Units 1 -5
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answer in addition
sum
answer in division
quotient
answer in subtraction
difference
answer in multiplication
product
numbers added together to get a sum
addends
numbers multiplied together to get a product
factors
first step in order of operations
parenthesis
second step in order of operations
exponents
a letter that represents a number
variable
the number being divided in a division problem
dividend
the number that does the dividing in a division problem
divisor
two numbers whose product is 1
reciprocal
top number in a fraction
numerator
bottom number in a fraction
denominator
a whole number and a fraction
mixed number
a fraction that has a larger numerator than a denominator
improper fraction
a mathematical phrase containing numbers, operations, and/or variables
expression
the number of time the factor is repeated
exponent
second power
squared
third power
cubed
the largest of the common factors of two or more whole numbers
greatest common factor (GCF)
the smallest of the common multiples of two or more whole numbers
least common multiple (LCM)
This can be written as a fraction. Ex: .3 = 3/10
terminating decimal
A fraction, that when divided, the division does not end. ex: 1/3 = .3333333......
repeating decimal
The average of a set of data
Mean
The number that occurs most often in a set of data.
Mode
The middle number in a set of data ordered from least to greatest.
Median
A data value that is very different the the rest of the data set.
Outlier
The difference between the highest and the lowest in a set of data.
Range
A comparison of two quantities.
Ratio
A ratio of two quantities using different unit labels.
Rate
Compares a quantity to one unit of the other quantity.
Unit Rate
Mean, Median, Mode
Examples of measures of central tendency
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