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PSSA Math  Grade 5
PSSA Math Vocabulary  Grade 5
Question  Answer 

time shown on a clock or watch with hour and minute hands (not digital)  analog 
a rectangular solid with 6 congruent square faces  cube 
a math sentence showing that one expression equals another  equation 
a number (or any combination of numbers and symbols) that shows a mathematical relationship  expression 
a flat surface (or plane) that is one side of a solid figure  face 
a number that divides evenly into another number  factor 
an in/out table in which a rule causes each "in value" to have a unique "out value"  function 
a polygon with 6 sides  hexagon 
a straight path extending in both directions with no endpoints  line 
a line that divides a figure into two halves that are mirror images of each other  line of symmetry 
part of a line with two endpoints  line segment 
the product of one number multiplied by another number  multiple 
a math equation with numbers  number sentence 
a polygon with 8 sides  octagon 
a pair of numbers used to locate a point on a coordinate grid  ordered pair 
lines that never intersect and are always the same distance apart  parallel lines 
a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and congruent  parallelogram 
a polygon with 5 sides  pentagon 
two lines, segments, or rays that intersect to form right angles  perpendicular lines 
a graph that uses pictures to show and compare information  pictograph 
a solid figure with a polygon base and triangular sides that meet at a single point  pyramid 
part of a line that has one endpoint and continues in the other direction forever  ray 
a parallelogram with 4 equal sides  rhombus 
a solid figure that has all points the same distance from the center  sphere 
a table that uses tally marks to record data  tally chart 
a quadrilateral with one pair of parallel sides  trapezoid 
an angle that measures 90 degrees and forms a "square" corner  right angle 
the point where two or more lines, rays or line segments cross  intersection 
a flat shape with 4 or more sides  polygon 
a threedimensional shape with length, width, and height  solid 
an angle that measures less than 90 degrees  acute 
a number that is being added  addend 
the measure (in square units) of the inside of a plane figure (length times width)  area 
a rectangular arrangement of objects in equal rows or columns  array 
a group of items in which the order doesn't matter  combination 
a solid figure that has a circular base and one vertex  cone 
a solid figure with 2 circular bases that are parallel and congruent  cylinder 
the line segment where 2 faces of a solid figure meet  edge 
having the same value  equivalent 
a set of related addition/subtraction or multiplication/division equations that use the same numbers  fact family 
a math sentence that contains a symbol showing that the terms on either side are unequal  inequality 
the number found by dividing the sum of a list of numbers by the number of addends (also called the average)  mean 
the middle number in a list of ordered numbers  median 
the number(s) that occurs most often in a list of data  mode 
an angle that measures greater than 90 degrees  obtuse 
the distance around a figure  perimeter 
a polygon with 4 sides  quadrilateral 
a triangle that has a 90 degree angle  right triangle 
a point where lines, rays, sides, or edges meet (also called a corner)  vertex 
the amount of space (in cubic units) that a solid figure can hold (length, times width, times height)  volume 
a whole number that has more than two factors  composite number 
a way to write numbers that shows the value of each digit  expanded notation 
the smallest number (other than zero) that is a common multiple of two or more other numbers  least common multiple (LCM) 
a flat surface that extends infinitely in all directions  plane 
a whole number that has exactly two factors: 1 and itself  prime number 
the difference between the greatest and least numbers in a set of data  range 
moving a figure to a new position by slide (translation), flip (reflection), or turn (rotation)  transformation 
any of the counting numbers  whole number 
moving a figure without turning or flipping it (slide)  translation 
moving a figure by turning it around a fixed point (turn)  rotation 
moving a figure to show its mirror image (flip)  reflection 
the distance around a circle  circumference 
figures with the same size and shape  congruent 
figures with the same shape, but not necessarily the same size  similar 
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jroeder