Fraction Unit Vocabulary/Word Wall

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Fraction Unit Vocabulary/Word Wall

  1. 1. Part a piece of a whole Part Whole
  2. 2. Divide to separate into parts
  3. 3. Fraction names a part of a whole
  4. 4. Half one of two equal parts
  5. 5. Third one of three equal parts
  6. 6. Quarter one part of four equal parts
  7. 7. Numerator the number above the fraction line, to show a number of parts in a whole
  8. 8. Denominator the number below the fraction line, to show the number of equal parts that the whole is divided
  9. 9. Common denominator having the same denominator
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. Equal having the same value, size, or number
  12. 12. Equivalent fractions different fractions that have the same value
  13. 13. Proper Fraction a fraction less than one, with the numerator less than the denominator
  14. 14. Improper fraction a fraction whose numerator is greater or equal to its denominator
  15. 15. Mixed Number a number that has both a whole number and a fraction
  16. 16. Tenth one of 10 equal parts
  17. 17. Hundredth one of 100 equal parts
  18. 18. Thousandth one of 1,000 equal parts
  19. 19. Decimal a fraction whose denominator is a power of ten
  20. 20. Ratio a relationship between two items
  21. 21. Percentage a rate or amount in a 100 Percent (%)
  22. 22. Data information collected to be studied
  23. 23. Statistic a piece of data from a big quantity of information
  24. 24. Analyze/ Analyse to study something closely and carefully
  25. 25. Interval a group of numbers in between two ordered points Intervals
  26. 26. Average a typical or central value of a set of numbers; sum of a data set divided by numbers in the set
  27. 27. Mean the average of a data set Image from edgalaxy.com
  28. 28. Mode the value or values that appear most in a data set Image from edgalaxy.com
  29. 29. Range the difference between the maximum (biggest) and the minimum (smallest) value in a set of data Image from edgalaxy.com
  30. 30. Median the middle value in a data set ordered from smallest to largest Image from edgalaxy.com
  31. 31. Minimum the smallest amount Image from edgalaxy.com
  32. 32. Maximum the largest amount Image from edgalaxy.com
  33. 33. Probability the chance that something will happen

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