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# Saxon Math Vocab

### Mrs. Miller's Math Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
---|---|

Days in a year | three hundred sixty-five |

cups in a pint | two |

pints in a quart | two |

quarts in a gallon | four |

yards in a mile | one thousand seven hundred sixty |

feet in a mile | five thousand two hundred eighty |

centimeters in a meter | one hundred |

ounces in a pound | sixteen |

ounces in a pint | sixteen |

quarts in a half gallon | two |

days in a week | seven |

grams in a kilogram | one thousand |

minutes in one hour | sixty |

one meter is how many milimeters | one thousand |

seconds in one minute | sixty |

years in a decade | ten |

milimeters in a centimeter | ten |

weeks in a year | fifty two |

years in a century | one hundred |

ounces in a cup | eight |

inches in a foot | twelve |

pounds in a ton | two thousand |

milligrams in a gram | one thousand |

hours in a day | twenty-four |

meters in a kilometer | one thousand |

feet in a yard | three |

ounces in a pound | sixteen |

multiple | when you count by |

expanded form | using place value to write a math sentence |

variable | a letter that stands for a number |

perimiter | distance around a shape |

congruent | same size-same shape |

radius | from center point to edge |

diameter | line that goes from edge to edge while going through center |

product | answer to a multiplication problem |

regroup | takes one from a higher place value to a lower place value. (comes as a ten) |

a number squared | means take that number times itself |

exponent | the small number above another number or letter |

area | length times width |

mixed number | whole # and a fraction |

numerator | the top number (the number you have) |

denominator | The bottom number (the total number) |

factors | numbers you multiply |

parenthesis | do me first |

associative property | all add or all multiplication |

opposite operation | (+,-)(multiplication, division) |

prime | 1 times itself |

composite | more than 2 factors |

rate | time, distance, amount |

estimating | approximate value by rounding 5+ stay 5- |

percent, fraction, and decimals | are related |

regular polygon | 1-all sides congruent 2-all angles congruent |

vertices | point where two sides meet |

hexagon | has 6 sides, vertices, and angles |

pentagon | has 5 sides, vertices, and angles |

divisor | dividing number |

quotient | answer to a division problem |

dividen | number being divided |

Similar | same shape but different size |

Coordinate Plane | x axis goes accross and y axis goes up or down |

Equivalent | Equal |

Quadrilateral | Polygon with 4 sides |

Parallelogram | Quadrilateral with 2 paralell sides |

Rhombus | a parallelogram with 4 equal sides |

Rectangle | quadrilateral with 4 parallel sides, oposites are congruent and 4 90 degree angles |

Square | Rectangle with 4 congruent parallel sides and all 90 degree angles. |

Mean | Average |

Mode | Most common number in a list when arranged in order from least to greatest |

Median | in a list when arranged in order from least to greatest it is the one in the middle |

Range | in a list when arranged in order from least to greatest the difference between the greatest number and the least |

Open sentence | Math Sentence with a variable |

Reduce or Simplify | to make a fraction the smallest possible equivalent fraction |

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