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# Math

### Math Flashcards1

Term | Definition |
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Base | When a number is written in exponential form. EX 5 is the base in 5 to the third power. |

Composite Number | A number that is great than one with more than two factors. EX 48 is composite |

Divisible | A number is divisible by a second whole number. EX 48 is divisible by 8 |

Exponent | Tells how many times a number is used as a factor. EX 3rd power |

Factor | A whole number that divides into the remainder of 0. EX 5 is a factor of 25 |

Formula | A tool that shows the relationship between two or more quantities. EX 6= 2 x R |

Greatest Common Factor | The largest number that is a factor between two different numbers. EX 20's GCF is 5 x 4 |

Least Common Denominator | The smallest number between two denominators. 2/3 and 4/2's LCD is 6 |

Least Common Multiple | The smallest number that can be a multiple of two numbers. EX 2 and 3's LCM is 6 |

Multiplicative Inverse | The reciprocal of a number. EX 1/2 reciprocal is 2/1 |

Power | A number that can be expressed through its base and an exponent. EX 1 to the 1st power is one |

Prime Factorization | When you break down a composite number. EX 6=2 x 2 |

Prime Number | A number that can only be multiplied by itself and 1 |

Rational Number | A number written off the division of two integers where the denominator isn't 0. EX 9/10 |

Reciprocals | Two fractions that have products of one 3/5 and 5/3 |

Relatively Prime | A fraction is relatively prime when a and b only have I as a common multiple. EX 1/4 |

Repeating Decimal | A decimal that repeats and does not end. EX. .3333333 |

Scientific Notion | The first factor is greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, and the second factor is the power of 10. EX 3.7 x 7 to the 10th power |

Terminating Decimal | A decimal that ends. EX .6 |