12 terms

multiplication

the process of finding the total numbers of objects in equal-sized groups

factor

a number that is multiplied by another number to find a product

product

the result of multiplying two numbers

multiple

a product of a whole number and another whole number

division

a process of sharing a number of times to find how many groups can be made

dividend

the number that is divided in a division problem

divisor

the number that divides the dividend

quotient

the answer in a division problem

identity property

The property that states the product of 1 and any number is that number.

For example: 89,345 x 1 = 89,345

For example: 89,345 x 1 = 89,345

zero property

The property that states the product of 0 and any number is 0.

For example: 124,957 x 0 = 0

For example: 124,957 x 0 = 0

commutative property

The property that states you can multiply 2 factors in any order and get the same product.

For example: 4 x 9 = 9 x 4

For example: 4 x 9 = 9 x 4

distributive property

The property that states you can break apart a multiplication problem into two easier equations.

For example: 7 x 8 = (7 x 3) + (7 x 5)

For example: 7 x 8 = (7 x 3) + (7 x 5)