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Prentice Hall Math Pre-Algebra Chapter 4
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Divisible
The remainder is 0 when you divide one integer by another
Even number
A whole number that ends with a 0, 2, 4, 6, 8.
Odd number
A whole number that ends with a 1, 3, 5, 7, or 9.
Base
The repeated factor of a number written in exponential form.
Exponent
This number tells you how many times a number (a base) is used as a factor.
Power
Expression written in the form an. Also used to refer to the exponent.
Factor
A whole number that divides another whole number with remainder 0.
Composite number
A whole number greater than 1 with more than two factors.
Prime number
A whole number with exactly two factors, one and the number itself.
Prime factorization
The number written as a product of prime numbers.
Common factor
A factor that two or more numbers share.
Greatest common factor
The greatest factor that is shared by two or more numbers.
Equivalent fractions
Fractions that name the same amount
Simplest form
When the only common factor of the numerator and denominator is 1
Proper fraction
A fraction that has a numerator that is less than its denominator
Improper fraction
A fraction that has a numerator that is greater than or equal to its denominator.
Mixed number
A number that is written as a compound of a whole number and a proper fraction
Multiple
A number that is a product of that number and a non-zero whole number.
Common multiple
A number that is a multiple of each of two or more numbers.
Least common multiple
The least multiple that is common to two or more numbers.
Least common denominator
The least common multiple of two or more fractions' denominators.
It is use to compare fractions.
Terminating decimal
a decimal that stops or ends
Repeating decimal
A decimal that repeats the same digit or group of digits. A bar is drawn over the digits that repeat.
A factor tree, a division ladder
Two methods of finding the unique prime factorization of a number.
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