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# Mixela Math terms

### Summer math terms 2014 Mixela

Term | Definition | Example |
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Factor | when two or more numbers are multiplied, each number is called a__________ | 1,2,3,and 6 are factors of 6 |

prime number | a whole number that has exactly 2 factors, 1 and the number itself. | 11, 13 23 |

composite number | a number greater than 1 with more than two factors. | 6, 10 18 |

prime factorization | when every number can be expressed as a product of prime numbers. Use a factor tree. | 36 6x6 2x3x2x3 |

greatest common factor(GCF) | the greatest of the common factors of two or more numbers. | The GCF of 16 and 24 is 8 |

Equivalent fractions | fractions that have the same value | 4/12 = 1/3 |

mixed number | indicates the sum of a whole number and a fraction. | 1 1/2 |

multiple | the product of the number and any whole number | 3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30 |

Least Common Multiple(LCM) | the least number that is a multiple of two or more whole numbers | |

Divisor | the number dividing the other number | 12 /3 = 4 3 is the divisor |

dividend | the number being divided. | 12/3 = 4 12 is the dividend |

quotient | the answer to a division problem | 12/3 = 4 4 is the quotient |

product | the answer to a multiplication problem | 3x4= 12 12 is the product |

perimeter | the distance around any closed figure | fence |

area | the number of square units needed to cover a surface | paint |

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mr.miller