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# Math Vocab Ch.2

Term | Definition |
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Terminating Decimal | A decimal that ends, or terminates |

Repeating Decimal | A decimal in which one or more digits repeats indefinitely |

Bar Notation | A line, or a bar, above the part of a repeating decimal that repeats |

Numerator | In a fraction, the number above the fraction line |

Denominator | In a fraction, the number below the fraction line |

Mixed Number | A whole number and a fraction |

Improper Fraction | A fraction in which the numerator is larger than the denominator |

Simplest Form | A fraction in which 1 is the only number that can be divided evenly into both the numerator and the denominator |

Benchmark Fraction | Using a fraction, such as 1/2 as a reference point when comparing and ordering fractions |

Common Denominator | Two fractions with "like" denominators |

Like Fractions | Fractions with the same number in the denominators |

Unlike Fractions | Fractions that don't have the same number in the denominators |

Equivalent Fractions | Two or more fractions that name the same amount, or have the same value, but look different |

Reciprocal | A flipped over fraction |

Inverse Operation | The opposite operation |

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