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Math 6 Ch. 4/5 Fractions

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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