7 terms

these vocabulary words are a preview of the math words for grade 5.

remainder

this is the number left over when it cannot be equally shared .

inverse operations

opposite operations, like division and multiplication.

distributive property

a property that states that multiplying a sum by a number is the same as multiplying each addend in the sum by the number and then adding the products.

equation

a number sentence that uses the equal sign to show that two amounts are equal.

variable

a letter or signal that stands for an unknown number or numbers

acute angle

an angle smaller than a right angle

capacity

the amount a container can hold