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# Fraction Unit Vocabulary/Word Wall

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## Fraction Unit Vocabulary/Word WallPresentation Transcript

• Part a piece of a whole Part Whole
• Divide to separate into parts
• Fraction names a part of a whole
• Half one of two equal parts
• Third one of three equal parts
• Quarter one part of four equal parts
• Numerator the number above the fraction line, to show a number of parts in a whole
• Denominator the number below the fraction line, to show the number of equal parts that the whole is divided
• Common denominator having the same denominator
• Lowest terms A fraction is in simplest form when the top and bottom cannot be any smaller. To simplify a fraction, divide the top and bottom by the highest number that can divide into both numbers exactly.
• Equal having the same value, size, or number
• Equivalent fractions different fractions that have the same value
• Proper Fraction a fraction less than one, with the numerator less than the denominator
• Improper fraction a fraction whose numerator is greater or equal to its denominator
• Mixed Number a number that has both a whole number and a fraction
• Tenth one of 10 equal parts
• Hundredth one of 100 equal parts
• Thousandth one of 1,000 equal parts
• Decimal a fraction whose denominator is a power of ten
• Ratio a relationship between two items
• Percentage a rate or amount in a 100 Percent (%)
• Data information collected to be studied
• Statistic a piece of data from a big quantity of information
• Analyze/ Analyse to study something closely and carefully
• Interval a group of numbers in between two ordered points Intervals
• Average a typical or central value of a set of numbers; sum of a data set divided by numbers in the set
• Mean the average of a data set Image from edgalaxy.com
• Mode the value or values that appear most in a data set Image from edgalaxy.com
• Range the difference between the maximum (biggest) and the minimum (smallest) value in a set of data Image from edgalaxy.com
• Median the middle value in a data set ordered from smallest to largest Image from edgalaxy.com
• Minimum the smallest amount Image from edgalaxy.com
• Maximum the largest amount Image from edgalaxy.com
• Probability the chance that something will happen