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# 7 Math Ch. 6

### Applying Fractions

Term | Definition |
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area | the number of square units needed to cover a surface enclosed by a geometric figure |

center | the given point from which all points on a circle or sphere are the same distance |

circle | the set of all points in a plane that are the same distance from a given point called the center |

circumference | the distance around a circle |

compatible numbers | numbers that are easy to compute mentally |

cup | a customary unit of capacity equal to 8 fluid ounces |

diameter | the distance across a circle through its center |

formula | an equation that shows a relationship among certain quantities |

gallon | a customary unit of capacity equal to four quarts |

multiplicative inverse | the product of a number and this is 1 |

ounce | a customary unit of weight/ 16 of these equal 1 pound |

perimeter | the distance around a closed geometric figure |

pint | a customary unit of capacity equal to two cups |

pound | a customary unit of weight equal to 16 ounces |

quart | a customary unit of capacity equal to two pints |

radius | the distance from the center of a circle to any point on the circle |

reciprocal | the multiplicative inverse of a number |

ton | a customary unit of weight equal to 2,000 pounds |

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