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NS Chapter 1 Place Value Through Millions
HM Chapter 1 Lessons 1-5
9
Mathematics
06/29/2014

Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS  1. What is the definition of "base" or what does "base" mean when     used in mathematics?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    A: The definition of base, when used in mathematics, is "the amount       multiplied by the value of one place to determine the value of the       next highest place."
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS     2. What is the definition of "system" or what does "system" mean     when used in mathematics?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    A: The definition of system refers to the "set of rules that govern      how values (numbers), variables (letters)  and mathematical      operations interact (work together).
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    3.  What is the name of the number system America uses?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS      A: The name of the number system America uses is the Base Ten      Number System. It is also known as the Decimal System or the      Hindu-Arabic System.
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    4.  Why is the number system America uses called the Base Ten Number System?
Definition

Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS

A: The number system America uses is called the Base Ten Number System because a value of ten (10) is the base or amount multiplied by the value of one place to determine the value of the next highest place.

 hundreds place tens place ones place 100  or 10 x 10 10  or 10 x 1 1
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    5. What is the definition of "value" or what does "value" mean when     used in mathematics?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    A: When used in mathematics, "value" means "how much something      is worth".
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS     6. What is the definition of "place" or what does "place" mean      when used in mathematics?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    A: When used in mathematics, "place" means "where something is      located."
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    7.  What is a digit?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    A: A digit is a symbol that is used to represent:      -- an amount of something (I have 12 eggs in my basket.)      -- a value in a number (The digit 6 in 563 has a value of 60.)
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    8. How many digits are in our number system?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS      A:  There are 10 digits in our number system.   0  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8 9
Term
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THROUGH MILLIONS    9. What is the definition of "place value" or what does "place value" mean?
Definition
 Chptr 1 PLACE VALUE THORUGH    A: The definition of "place value" is the value assigned (given) to a digit based on where the digit is positioned (located) in a number.
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