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Math Unit 1
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Order of Operations
The rules for solving math problems Parentheses, Exponents, Mult/Div, Add/Sub
Power
Another name for exponent---tells what to multiply the base number by. For example, five to the second power is twenty-five.
Factors
The numbers to be multiplied. Example:
12 = 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12
Exponent
Another name for power---tells what to multiply the base number by. For example, five to the second power is twenty-five.
Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
The highest factor that two or more numbers have in common.
Least Common Multiple (LCM)
The first multiple that two or more numbers have in common.
Multiple
Example:
8 = 8, 16, 28, 32, ....
LCD
Least Common Denominator - The lowest multiple that 2 or more denominators have in common.
Sum
Answer in addition
Product
Answer in multiplication
Difference
Answer in subtraction
Quotient
The answer in division
Divisor
The number doing the division
Dividend
The number to be divided.
Numerator
Top number in a fraction
Denominator
Bottom number in a fraction
Squared
To the second power
Cubed
To the third power
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