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# 6thGradeMathVocab

### TAKS math vocabulary for 6th grade

Question | Answer |
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Acute angle | An angle measuring more than 0 degrees and less than 90 degrees |

Additional information | Extra facts needed to solve the problem |

Angles | The space between 2 rays with a common endpoint, measured in degrees |

Appropriate | Suitable, would make sense in this situation |

Approximate | Not exact, but close |

Area | Surface space that is measured in square units. |

Bar graph | Graph that uses bars to make comparisons |

Best represents | Best shows or matches |

Calculate | Find the value |

Circular | In the shape of a circle |

Circle graph | Graph that compares parts to a whole |

Circumference | The distance around a circle; the perimeter of a circle |

Combinations | Ways of grouping objects when order doesn’t matter |

Common factor | A number that can evenly divide all the given numbers |

Common multiple | A number that can be evenly divided by all the given numbers |

Complete | Finish |

Conclude | To decide based on information |

Congruent | Having the same size and shape |

Consecutive | Numbers that follow each other in order |

Container | An object that can hold something |

Coordinate grid | A 2-dimensional system of intersecting lines used to graph points |

Coordinates of a point | A pair of numbers that show the location of a point on a graph |

Cube | A 3-dimensional solid shaped like a box where all faces are squares |

Cylinder | A 3-dimensional solid figure shaped like a can with 2 congruent and parallel circular bases |

Cylindrical | Shaped like a cylinder |

Data | A collection of numbers or measurements |

Degrees | Common unit for measuring temperature or angles |

Delete | Erase or get rid of |

Determine | To find out |

Diagram | A simplified drawing |

Diameter | A line segment that passes through the center of a circle and has its endpoints on the circle |

Dimensions | Measurements of a shape or solid (ex. length, width and height) |

Distance | How far it is between 2 places |

Double | To multiply by 2 |

Edge | Line that connects 2 faces |

Entire | The whole thing |

Equal | The same |

Equation | Mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign |

Equivalent | Having the same value |

Exactly | Correct in every way |

Examples | Something that can illustrate a given rule |

Expression | A combination of numbers and variables connected by 1 or more operations |

Fair | An equal chance of winning and losing |

Figure | A numeral, a diagram, or a picture of a shape or solid |

Fraction | Ratio of 2 numbers where the denominator is not 0 |

Greatest | Largest |

Greatest common factor | The largest single number that can evenly divide all the given numbers |

Grid | Regular lines that go across and up and down, often on a graph |

Height | Measurement from top to bottom |

Hexagon | A polygon with six sides. |

Identify | To find or recognize |

Integers | All whole numbers (both positive and negative) and zero. |

Interior angle | Angle inside a shape |

Intersect | Crosses |

Isosceles triangle | A triangle with only 2 equal sides |

Least | Smallest |

Length | How long something is from end to end |

Line Graph | Graph to show change over time |

Line segment | A part of a line that has 2 endpoints |

Line plot | Diagram showing frequency of data on a number line |

Maximum | The largest |

Mean | The sum of a group of numbers divided by the number of numbers. Also known as the average. |

Measure of angle | How many degrees between the angle’s rays |

Median | A value found by ordering a group of data from least to greatest and choosing the middle |

Mode | In a group of values, the value that occurs most often. |

Obtuse angle | An angle measuring more than 90º |

Order | To place according to numerical value; least to greatest or greatest to least |

Ordered pairs | 2 numbers listed in a specific order, it describes the location of a point on the coordinate plane |

Parallelogram | A quadrilateral with two pairs of congruent, parallel sides. |

Percent | The ratio of a number to 100 (per one hundred). The symbol % |

Perimeter | The distance around a figure. |

Pi | It has an approximate value of 3.14; symbol is ¶ |

Place value | The value of each digit in a number based on its placement in the number |

Polygon | Three or more line segments in a plane that forms a closed figure. Position |

Position | The location of something |

Predicted | To say what will happen in the future based on what is known now |

Previous | Came before |

Prime factor | A prime number that can evenly divide a given number |

Prime factorization | When a number is written as a product of prime factors |

Probability | The likelihood that an event will occur. |

Procedure | An official way of doing something |

Product | The result of a multiplication problem |

Quadrilateral | A polygon that has four sides. |

Quotient | The result of a division problem |

Radius | A length that is half the diameter of a circle; the distance from the center of the circle to the edge |

Random | To happen by chance |

Range | The difference between the least and greatest values in a set of numbers. |

Ratio | A comparison of the two values of two numbers |

Reasonable | Makes sense |

Record | To write down |

Rectangle | A parallelogram with four right angles |

Rectangular prism | A 3-dimensional solid where all 6 faces are rectangles |

Regular polygon | A shape where all sides are equal |

Relationship | The way in which 2 or more things are connected |

Revolution | One complete turn |

Rhombus | A parallelogram with all sides equal |

Right angle | An angle that measures 90 degrees |

Scale | The ratio of the actual measurements of something and those of a diagram or map of it |

Section | A part of something |

Sequence | A pattern following an order or rule |

Set | Group of numbers or objects |

Side | Line segment that is part of the perimeter of a figure |

Similar | Same shape, different size |

Square | To multiply a number by itself |

Square unit | A unit for measuring area |

Stem and leaf plot | An arrangement of numbers that separates digits into columns |

Straight angle | An angle that measures 180º |

Sum | The result of an addition problem |

Support | To back up |

Surface area | The area of the outside of a 3-dimensional solid |

Survey | A gathering of data or opinions |

Table | An arrangement of data in rows and columns |

Temperature | How hot or cold something is |

Trapezoid | A quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides |

Tree diagram | A diagram with branches showing all the possible outcomes of a situation |

Triangle | A 3 sided polygon |

Twice | To multiply by 2 |

Vertex | Corner |

Volume | Amount of space inside a container; how much something can hold |

Weight | The pull of gravity on an object; measured in pounds and ounces or kilograms and grams |

X-axis | The horizontal number line of a coordinate graph |

X-coordinate | The value on the x-axis used to locate a point on the graph. It is the first value in an ordered pair. |

Y-axis | The vertical number line of a coordinate graph |

Y-coordinate | The value on the y-axis used to locate a point on the graph. It is the second value in an ordered pair |

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