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# UNIT 1 VOCABULARY

### Numbers in Base 10 Vocabulary Words

Question | Answer |
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base ten | a ten-digit number system that uses place value to record numbers |

place value | the value of a digit that depends on the digit's position in a number; ones, tens, hundreds, and so on |

decimal number | a number written in base ten |

tenth | one part of a whole that has been divided into 10 equal parts |

hundredth | one part of a whole that has been divided into 100 equal parts |

thousandth | one part of a whole that has been divided into 1000 equal parts |

expanded form | a way to show the value of each digit in a number |

exponent | the number in a power that tells how many times to use the base as a factor |

power of ten | a number that can be written as a product of tens |

inverse | the opposite of something |

expression | a group of numbers and symbols that shows a mathematical relationship |

compare | to determine if one value is greater than, equal to, or less than another |

division | an operation used to find the number in each group or the number of groups in equal-sized groups |

multiplication | an operation used to find the total number of items in equal-sized groups |

partial product | the result of multiplying the value in one place of a two- or three- digit number |

factor | a number that is multiplied by another number |

product | the result of multiplication |

dividend | the number being divided in a division problem |

divisor | the number being divided into a dividend in a division problem |

quotient | the result of division |

estimate | to find an answer that is close to the exact answer by rounding or using compatible numbers |

difference | the result of subtraction |

sum | the result of addition |

standard algorithm | a step-by-step method for computing |

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