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like denominators

Denominators in two or more fractions that

are the same

are the same

line

A set of connected points continuing without end

in both directions

in both directions

line of symmetry

A line that divides a figure into two congruent halves

that are mirror images of each other

that are mirror images of each other

line plot

A diagram showing frequency of data on a number line

line segment

A part of a line with two endpoints

line symmetric figures

Figures that can be folded in half and its two parts match

exactly

exactly

liter (L)

The basic unit of capacity in the metric system.

1 liter = 1,000 milliliters

1 liter = 1,000 milliliters

lowest terms

When a fraction is expressed with the fewest possible pieces, it is in lowest terms. (Also called simplest form.)

mass

The amount of matter in an object. Usually measured by comparing with an object of known mass. While gravity influences weight, it does not affect mass

meter (m)

A standard unit of length in the metric system

metric system

A system of measurement based on tens. The basic unit of

capacity is the liter. The basic unit of length is the meter. The basic unit of mass is the gram

capacity is the liter. The basic unit of length is the meter. The basic unit of mass is the gram

mile

A customary unit of length.

1 mile = 5,280 feet

1 mile = 5,280 feet

milliliter (mL)

A metric unit of capacity.

1,000 milliliters = 1 liter

1,000 milliliters = 1 liter

millimeter (mm)

A metric unit of length.

1,000 millimeters = 1 meter

1,000 millimeters = 1 meter

minute (min)

One sixtieth of an hour or 60 seconds

mixed number

A number that has a whole number (not 0) and a fraction

multiple

A product of a given whole number and any other whole number

multiplicative comparison

Compare by asking or telling how many times more one

amount is as another. For example, 4 times greater than

amount is as another. For example, 4 times greater than

multiply

The operation of repeated addition of the same number

number line

A diagram that represents numbers as points on a line

numerator

The number written above the line in a fraction. It tells how many equal parts are described in the fraction

obtuse angle

An angle with a measure greater than 90º but less than 180º

Order of Operations

A set of rules that tells the order in which to compute

ounce (oz)

A customary unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound. 16 ounces = 1 pound

parallel lines

Lines that are always the same distance apart. They do not intersect.

parentheses

Used in mathematics as grouping symbols for operations. When simplifying an expression, the operations within the parentheses are performed first.

pattern

A repeating or growing sequence or design. An ordered set of numbers or shapes arranged according to a rule.

perimeter

The distance around the outside of a figure.

period

In a large number, periods are groups of 3 digits separated by commas or by spaces.

perpendicular lines

Two intersecting lines that form right angles.

pint (pt)

A customary unit of capacity. 1 pint = 2 cups

place value

The value of the place of a digit in a number.

plane figure

A two-dimensional figure

point

The exact location in space represented by a dot

pound (lb)

A customary unit of weight. 1 pound = 16 ounces.

prime number

A whole number greater than 0 that has exactly two different factors, 1 and itself.

product

The answer to a multiplication problem.