17 terms

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product

the answer to a multiplication problem

quotient

the answer to a division problem

prime number

number that has only two factors, 1 and itself

composite number

number that has more than two different factors

whole number

a number that is greater than 0 and can be written without a decimal or fraction.

additive inverse

the opposite of a number. A number plus this number is always 0

opposites

two numbers with different signs, another name for zero pair.

zero pair

two numbers (oppsites) that add up to 0

absolute value

the distance a number is from zero, distance is always positive

sum

the answer to an addition problem

difference

the answer to a subtraction problem

least common denominator

The common multiple of the denominators (bottom) of two or more fractions that has the smallest value

common multiple

multiples that are the same

multiple

the result of multiplying a whole number by an integer

integer

A number that can be written without a decimal or fraction

complex fraction

a fraction in which the numerator (top), the denominator (bottom), or both contain a fraction.

order of operations

the order calculations are carried out in a mathematical expression