# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Unit 1
Comaring and Ordering Positive Rational Numbers
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Mathematics
08/25/2010

Term
 ascending
Definition
 going from smallest to largest
Term
 decimals
Definition
 a number form that is used to express a part of a whole; for example, .67 shows 67/100 of a whole
Term
 positive rational number
Definition
 a positive number that can be written as the quotient of two integers, where the divisor is NOT 0; 2/5, 0.3, 6, 3 1/2
Term
 percents
Definition
 a number form represented by a ratio that compares a number to 100 25/100 = 25% Your grades are reported in this form.
Term
 improper fraction
Definition
 a fraction in which the numerator is larger than the denominator 9/2, 78/4, 43/3
Term
 mixed numbers
Definition
 a value formed by combining a whole number with a fraction; represents a whole plus part of another whole 2 3/4, 8 5/6
Term
 descending
Definition
 from largest to smallest
Term
 integers
Definition
 set of positive whole numbers, their opposites, and 0 4, -4, 0
Term
 fractions
Definition
 a value represented by a numerator and a denominator; denominator = number of parts in the whole numerator = number of a particular set of pieces 1/2, 7/8, 12,19
Term
 opposite numbers
Definition
 number that are the same distance from 0 -9 and 9
Term
 absolute value
Definition
 distance a number is from zero; always positive
Term
 equivalent fractions
Definition
 fractions that are equal; 3/4 = 12/16
Term
 terminating decimal
Definition
 decimal numbers that STOP; 1.2, .1896
Term
 repeating decimal
Definition
 decimal number that does not stop; represented by a decimal number with a bar over it
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