23 terms

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power of ten

a ten accompanied by an exponent to show how many times ten is being used as a factor

exponent

small number to the right and slightly above a number to represent how many times a number is used as a factor

factor

a number being multiplied to make a product

product

the answer of a multiplication problem

quotient

the answer to a division problem

divisor

the number you are dividing by

dividend

the number that is being divided (would go on the inside of a long division problem)

remainder

what is left over when a number cannot divide evenly into another number

place value

The value of a digit based on its position within a number

place

the location of a digit in a number

digit

a single symbol used to write numbers; includes any of the symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9

period

each group of three digits in a multi-digit whole number, separated by commas; example: thousands period

compare

describing whether numbers are equal to, less than, or greater than

order

placing numbers in a certain arrangement, typically least to greatest or greatest to least

greater than

>

less than

<

standard form

writing a number simply using digits and symbols such as commas or decimal points; example: 3421.98

word form

writing a number using words; example: twenty-nine and three hundred eight thousandths

expanded form

A way to write numbers that shows the place value of each digit; example: 20 + 9 + .3 + .02 + .008

base ten form

expressing a number as factors; example: 3x100 + 2x10 + 5x1 + 4x.1 + 7x.01

rounding

a type of estimation with specific rules for determining the closest value to make a similar number that is easier to use; example: 34.57 rounded to 35

decimal point

the symbol ( . ) used to separate the whole number part from the fractional part of a number

decimal

a number that includes parts of a whole, which are based on powers of ten (tenths, hundredths, thousandths)