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A.M.
(The times after midnight and before noon.)
Area
(The number of square units needed to cover a flat surface.)
Bar Graph
(A graph that uses bars to show data.)
Capacity
(The amount a container can hold when filled.)
Centimeter (cm)
(A metric unit for measuring length and distance; 1 m. = 100 cm.)
Cup (c)
(A customary unit used to measure capacity and liquid volume; 1 c. = 8 oz.)
Data
(Information collects about people or things.)
Elapsed Time
(Time that passes from the start of an activity to the end of an activity.)
Feet (ft)
(A customary unit used for measuring length or distance; 1 ft. = 12 in.)
Fluid Ounce (fl. oz)
(A customary unit used to measure liquid capacity and volume; 1c. = 8 fl. oz.)
Frequency Table
(A table that uses numbers to record data about how often something happens.)
Gallon (gal)
(A customary unit for measuring capacity and liquid volume; 1 gal. = 4 qts.)
Gram (g)
(A metric unit for measuring mass.)
Height
(The measure from base to top of 2 dimensional shapes.)
Hour (hr)
(24 hr. in a day; 1 hr = 60 min.)
Inch (in)
(A customary unit for measuring length or distance; 12 in. = 1 ft.)
Key
(A part of a map or graph that explains its symbols.)
Length
(The distance from one end to another; the LONG side.)
Line Graph
(A graph that shows how data changes over time.)
Line Plot
(A graph that records each piece of data on a number line.)
Liter (L)
(Metric unit for measuring capacity and liquid volume; 1 L = 1,000 mL.)
Mass
(The amount of matter in an object.)
Meter (m)
(Metric units for measuring length or distance.)
Mile (mi)
(Measures length or distance; 1 mi. = 5,280 ft.)
Minute (min)
(1,440 min. in a day; 60 min. = 1 hr.)
Ounces (oz)
(A customary unit needed to measure weight; 1 lb = 16 oz.)
P.M.
(The time after noon and before midnight.)
Perimeter
(The distance around a shape.)
Picture Graph
(A graph that used symbols to show and compare information.)
Pie Graph
(A circular graph that is divided into sections or categories.)
Pint (pt)
(A customary unit for measuring capacity and liquid volume; 1 pint = 2 c.)
Pound (lb)
(A customary measurement for measuring weight; 1 lb = 16 oz.)
Quart (qt)
(A customary unit for measuring capacity and liquid volume; 1 qt. = 2 pints.)
Seconds (sec)
(86,164.1 sec. in a day; 60 sec. in a min.; 3,600 sec. in an hr.)
Square Unit (A unit of area with dimensions of 1 unit x 1 unit.)
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Ton (T)
(A customary unit used to measure weight; 1 T = 2,000 lbs.)
Variable
(A letter or symbol that stands for a number or numbers.)
Weight
(How heavy an object is.)
Width
(The horizontal measure from one side to another; the WIDE side.)
Yard (yd)
(A customary unit for measuring length or distance; 1 yd. = 3 ft.)
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