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# 6th Math, 1st Nine Weeks

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percent
Percent means "per 100" or how many "out of 100"; percent is another name for hundredths.
decimal
A numerical value less than 1. For example, 0.875 is a decimal.
equivalent
Expressions that have the same value or that have the same mathematical meaning. For example, ½ and 0.5 are equivalent.
fraction
A number representing some part of a whole or part of a set; one number compared to another in the form a/b.
hundredths
A numerical value two decimal places to the right of a decimal point. The hundredths place for the numerical value 3.458 would be 5.
tenths
A numerical value one decimal place to the right of a decimal point. The tenths place for the numerical value 0.25 would be 2.
ratio
A comparison of two numbers by division
multiple
The product of a number and any natural number
LCM
The smallest common multiple of two or more numbers
natural number
The set of counting numbers (1, 2, 3,).
composite number
A natural number that has more than two different factors
common factor
A divisor of two or more numbers that is commonly shared
prime factorization
A representation of a number as the product of its prime factors. For example, the prime factorization of 18 is 2 × 3 × 3.
factor
An integer that divides evenly into a number
GCF
The greatest common factor of two or more numbers is the largest of the common factors that all of the numbers share.
prime number
A number that has exactly two factors
integers
The set of whole numbers and their opposites
(...-3,-2,-1,0,1,2,3...)
product
The result obtained by multiplying two or more numbers or variables
divisibility
Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.
whole number
A number without a decimal or fractional part
greater than
The symbol ">" is used to describe a numerical term larger than the one compared to it.
equal to
The symbol "=" is used to show that two numerical terms are equal.
decimal point
Separates a whole number amount from a number that is less than one
less than
The symbol "<" is used to describe a numerical term smaller than the one compared to it
place value
The value of a digit as determined by its position in a number; the name of the place or location of a digit in a number
positive integer
An integer that is greater than zero; it is located to the right of zero on a number line.
negative integer
An integer that is less than zero; it is located to the left of zero on a number line.
whole number
A number that has no decimal or fraction. Examples: 6, 10, and 1
opposite
The opposite of a given integer can be found by adding or taking away a negative sign (-). For example, the opposite of -13 is 13, and the opposite of -8 is +8.
sum
An amount obtained as a result of adding numbers
quotient
An amount obtained as a result of dividing numbers
numerator
The expression written above the line in a fraction
denominator
The expression written below the line in a fraction that indicates the number of parts into which one whole is divided.
Improper fraction
A fraction in which the numerator is larger than or equal to the denominator. The value of an improper fraction is greater than or equal to one.
LCD
The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions. Example: 6 is the least common denominator of 2/3 and 1/6.