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# math vocab

Term | Definition |
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sum | answer to an addition problem |

difference | answer to a subtraction |

product | answer to a multiplication problem |

quotient | answer to a division problem |

factor | numbers that are multiplied |

multiple | skip counting |

number sentence | sentence using numbers and symbols |

2 cups | 1 pint |

2 pints | 1 quart |

4 quarts | 1 gallon |

16 ounces | 1 pound |

2000 pounds | 1 ton |

12 inches | 1 foot |

3 feet | 1 yard |

5280 feet | 1 mile |

metric prefixes in order from greatest to least | kilo hecto deka unit deci centi milli |

cartesain plane | ordered plane(x,y) origin (0,0) quadrants 1-4 x Axis- horizontal (over) y Axis-vertical (up and down) |

reciprocal | when a fraction is flipped upside down. |

step of division | divide multiply subtract bring down |

8 ounces | 1 cup |

order of operations | parentheses exponents multiplication/division addition/subtraction |

Area | Multiply length times width or count the number of squares in an area. |

perimeter | The distance around a shape.Add up all the sides. |

parallel lines | lines that never cross |

perpendicular lines | lines that cross in right angles |

acute angle | angle that is smaller than 90 degrees |

obtuse angle | angle that is larger than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees |

right angle | angle that is 90 degrees |

straight angle | 180 degrees or a line |

line | a line that goes in both directions with no endpoint |

ray | part of a line that goes in both directions with no endpoint and goes in the other direction without stopping |

line segment | part of line that has two endpoints |

exponents 2 to the sixth power | 2x2x2x2x2x2 |

equalateral triangle | all 3 sides are equal |

isosceles triangle | two sides are equal |

scalene triangle | none of the sides are equal |

acute triangle | all 3 sides are acute |

obtuse triangle | one angle is obtuse |

right triangle | one angle is right |

quadrilateral | any four sided polygon |

trapezoid | quadrilateral that has exactly one pair of parallel sides |

parallelogram | a quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and are the same length |

rhombus | opposite sides are parallel sides and all sides are the same length. |

pentagon | five sides polygon |

hexagon | six sided polygon |

octagon | eight sided polygon |

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