40 terms

gnadarajTEACHER

The very basic vocabulary needed to have the very basic understanding of math.

even numbers

Numbers that can be divided by 2 without a remainder.

odd numbers

Numbers that end with 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and cannot be divided evenly by 2.

operation

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, or dividion performed on a pair of numbers.

algorithm

A step-by-step solution, where you follow the steps to get an answer.

multiply

To find the product of two or more numbers.

multiplication

The act of finding the product of two or more numbers.

product

The answer to a multiplication problem.

multiple

A number formed by multiplying a number by a whole number.

equal

Being the same in size, degree, or amount.

equivalent

Having the same value, worth, or meaning.

divide

To separate into equal parts or groups / to find how many times one number goes into another number.

division

The act of separating into equal parts or groups / finding how many times one number goes into another.

add

To combine numbers to make a new number.

addition

The act of combining numbers to make a new number.

sum

The answer to an addition problem.

subtract

To find the difference between two numbers.

subtraction

The process of reducing one number from another.

difference

The amount left when one number is subtracted from another.

array

Objects arranged in rows and columns.

half

One of two equal parts of a whole.

quarter

One of four equal parts of a whole; one fourth.

double

To make twice as much (or many).

greater (than)

More than.

greatest

...

less (than)

Not as great as another number/amount.

least

Less than anything or anyone else; the SMALLEST amount or number.

increase

To make something become larger in amount or size (verb).

increase

A rise in the amount or size of something (noun).

decrease

To become less, or to make something become less.

factor

A number that is multiplied.

pattern

Any repeated arrangement or sequence that follows a rule or repetition.

opposite

Being in a position on the other side or across from.

expression

A math phrase with numbers, variables, and/or symbols.

solve

To find the answer to a problem.

simplify

To rewrite an expression using shorter terms or smaller numbers that have the same value.

fraction

A number that represents a part of a whole.

numerator

The top number of a fraction.

denominator

The bottom number of a fraction.

equation

Two expressions with an equal sign between them.

estimate

To find an answer close to an exact answer.