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# math definitions

### 5th grade math definitions

Question | Answer |
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product | the result in multiplication |

estimation | a number close to the exact amount. Tells about how much or how many |

factors | One of two or more numbers that are multiplied to give a product |

identity | The property whcih states that the product of any number and 1 is that number. A x 1 = a |

quotient | The result in division |

associative property | Changing the grouping of factors does not change their product. It is aslo called the grouping property of multiplication. |

zero property | The property which states that the product of any number and 0 and 0 |

communative property | Changing the order of factors does not change their product. It is also called the order property of multiplication. |

remainder | The number that is left over after one whole number is divided by another |

divisible | One number is divisible by another if the quotient is a whole number and there is a remainder of 0. |

dividend | The number that is divided in a division problem. |

divisor | The nunmber by which a number is being divided. |

compatable numbers | numbers that are close to the original numbers and are easy to divide. |

Created by:
thelton
on 2007-10-08