Chapter 13 Medical Math

Click the card to flip 👆
1 / 22
Terms in this set (22)
Improper fractionsFractions that have numerators that are larger than the denominatorsMetric systemA decimal measuring system based on the meter, liter, and gram as units of length, capacity, and weight or massMilitary timeA convention of time keeping in which the day runs from midnight and is divided into 24 hoursNomenclatureA method of namingPercentagesNumbers used to express either a whole or part of a wholeProportionA statement of equality between two ratios, or the relationship of one part to another partRatiosComparison used to show relationships between numbers or like values; for example, how many of one number or value is present as compared with the otherReciprocalThe multiplicative inverse of a number or fraction; a fraction that has been inverted or turned upside down so the denominator becomes the numeratorReference planeA real or imaginary flat surface from which an angle is measuredRoman numeralsSymbols in the old Roman notation that represent numbersRounding numbersChanging numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, and so onWhole numbersNumbers that are traditionally used to count (1,2,3,...) they do not contain fractions