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# Fraction Vocabulary

### Fraction Vocabulary Test Friday Dec. 7th

Question | Answer |
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A numerical representation of both a whole number and a fraction. | Mixed Number |

A part of a whole. | Fraction |

Represents more than one whole; the numerator is larger than the denominator. | Improper fraction |

What you are left with after dividing both the numerator and denominator by the GCF. | Simplest form |

A fraction that represents the same part of a whole, but has a different numerator and denominator. | Equivalent fraction |

The largest factor that both the numerator and denominator has in common. | Greatest Common Factor (GCF) |

The Smallest multiple of two fractions' denominators. Used to find like-denominators. | Least Common Multiple (LCM) |

Use to compare fraction--multiply both fractions' denominators by the numerator of the other fraction in order to compare their products. | Cross multiply |

Used when multiplying fractions so the product will be in simplest for--divide both the numerator of one fraction and the denominator of the other fraction by their GCF. | Canceling |

Used for dividing fractions--flip the fraction so that the numerator becomes the denominator and the denominator becomes the numerator. | Reciprocal |

Has to be done when multiplying a fraction with a whole number--you simply put the number over 1. | Whole number as a fraction |

This key word will always mean to multiply, but it has to be after a fraction. It means you multiply the fraction by what is after this word. | "Of" |

Created by:
gcassidy
on 2012-12-11