18 terms

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common denominator

A denominator that is the same in two or more fractions

denominator

divisor of a fraction (bottom number in a fraction )

numerator

the dividend of a fraction (top number in a fraction)

equivalent fraction

two fractions that have the same value

improper fraction

a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator

like fractions

fractions that have the same denominator

mixed number

a number made up of a whole number and a fraction

proper fraction

a fraction in which the numerator is less than the denominator

repeating decimal

a decimal with a sequence of digits that repeats itself indefinitely

simplest form

The lowest form of a fraction.

terminating decimal

A decimal number that ends or terminates

unlike fractions

fractions with different denominators

dividend

a number to be divided by another number

divisor

a number by which another number is divided

least common denominator

The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions.

least common multiple

the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers

reciprocals

two numbers whose product is 1

multiplicative inverse

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2