14 terms

Chapter 4 Quiz 4/Chapter 4 Test

Terms to know by the end of Chapter 4
prime number
a number that can only be divided evenly by 1 and itself
composite number
a number that can be divided evenly by more than 1 and itself
prime factorization
all the prime numbers that multiply to give us the number
factor (verb)
write a number's prime factorization
Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
the biggest number that can be evenly divided into both numbers
factors (noun)
numbers that multiply to give a product
a number, variable, or product of numbers and variables, for example: 8x
the number that is multiplied
tells how many times we multiply the base
a number with an exponent
standard form
a number without exponents
expanded form
a number with exponents showing the place value
simplest form
when the numerator and the denominator of the fraction have a GCF of 1
scientific notation
writing very large or very small numbers as the product of a number and a power of 10