# Shared Flashcard Set

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Unit 1 Math Study Guide
Fractions and Decimals
30
Mathematics
12/18/2011

Term
 sum
Definition
 the result when two or more numbers are added
Term
 product
Definition
 the result when two or more numbers are multiplied
Term
 quotient
Definition
 the result when one number is divided by another
Term
 dividend
Definition
 the number to be divided in a division problem
Term
 divisor
Definition
 the number you are dividing by in a divison problem
Term
 factor
Definition
 a number that is multiplied by another number to get a product
Term
 exponent
Definition
 the number that indicates how many time the bas is used as a factor
Term
 exponential form
Definition
 a number is in exponetial form when it is written with a base and a exponent
Term
 evaluate
Definition
 to find the value of a numerical or algebraic expression
Term
 numeric expression
Definition
 an expression that contains only numbers or operations
Term
 order of operations
Definition
 a rule for evaluating expressions: first perform the operations in parenthesis, then compute powers and routes, then perform all multiplication and division form left to right, and then perform all addition and subtraction from left to right
Term
 numerator
Definition
 the top number of a fraction that tells how many parts of a whole are being considered
Term
 denominator
Definition
 the bottom number of a fraction that tells how many equal parts are in a whole
Term
 multiples
Definition
 the product of the whole number and any nonzero whole number
Term
 prime number
Definition
 a whole number greater then one that has exactly two factors, itself and one
Term
 composite number
Definition
 a number greater then one that has more then two whole number factors
Term
 Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
Definition
 the largest common factor of two or more given numbers
Term
 prime factorization
Definition
 a number written as a product of its prime factors
Term
 common denominator
Definition
 a denominator that is the same in two or more fractions
Term
 equivalent fractions
Definition
 fractions that name the same amount or part
Term
 improper fraction
Definition
 a fraction in which in the numerator is greater then or equal to the denominator
Term
 mixed numbers
Definition
 a number made up of a whole number that is not zero or a fraction
Term
 terminating decimal
Definition
 a decimal number that ends or terminates
Term
 repeating decimal
Definition
 a decimal in which one or more digits repeats infinitely
Term
 least common multiple (LCM)
Definition
 the smallest number other then zero that is a multiple of two or more given numbers
Term
 divisibility
Definition
 can be divided by a number without leaving a remainder
Term
 simplest form
Definition
 a fraction is in its smallest form when the numerator and the denominator have no common factors other then one
Term
 simplify
Definition
 to right a fraction or expression in simplest form
Term
 like fractions
Definition
 fractions that have the same denominator
Term
 unlike fractions
Definition
 a fraction with different denominators
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