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My vocabulary words

  1. 1. My Vocabulary Words By: Deja Austin
  2. 2. Prime Number <ul><li>A whole number greater than one that has exactly two factors, itself and one. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Composite Number <ul><li>A number greater than one that has more than two whole-number factors. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Factor Tree <ul><li>A diagram showing how a whole number breaks down into its prime factors. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prime Factorization <ul><li>A number written as the product of its prime factors. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Exponent <ul><li>The number that indicates how many times the base is used as a factor. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Numerator <ul><li>The top number of a fraction that tells how many parts of a whole are being considered </li></ul>
  8. 8. Denominator <ul><li>The bottom number of a fraction that tells how many equal parts are in the whole. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Improper Fraction <ul><li>A fraction in which the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator. </li></ul>
  10. 10. LCM <ul><li>The smallest number, other than zero, that is a multiple of two or more given numbers. </li></ul>
  11. 11. GCF <ul><li>The largest common factor of two or more given numbers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Factor <ul><li>A number that is multiplied by another number to get a product. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Multiple <ul><li>A multiple of a number is the product of the number ad any nonzero whole number. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Mixed Number <ul><li>A number made up of a whole number that is not zero and a fraction. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Reciprocal <ul><li>One of two numbers whose product is one. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Percent <ul><li>A ratio comparing a number to one-hundred. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Fraction <ul><li>A number in the form a/b where b=0 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Equivalent Fractions <ul><li>Fractions that name the same amount or part. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Volume <ul><li>The number of cubic units needs to fill a given space. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Perimeter <ul><li>The distance around a polygon. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Area <ul><li>The number of square units needed to cover a given surface. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Cylinder <ul><li>A three- dimensional figure with two parallel, congruent circular bases connected by a curved lateral surface. </li></ul>