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# LAP 3A

### Chapter 5

Question | Answer |
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whole numbers | {0, 1, 2, 3, 4…} |

Prime factorization | expressing a composite number as the product of prime numbers |

repeating decimal | a decimal number that repeats one or more digits |

composite numbers | natural number greater than 1 that is divisible by a number other than 1 and itself |

Density of Rational Numbers | Between any two rational numbers there exist infinitely many rational numbers |

integers | whole numbers and their opposites |

additive inverse | numbers that have the same absolute value but different signs |

Greatest Common Divisor | the largest number that divides evenly into two or more numbers |

prime numbers | natural numbers greater than one whose only factors are one and the number itself |

Least Common Multiple | the smallest number that is a common multiple of two or more numbers |

rational number | a number that can be written in the form a/b, where a and b are integers and b does not equal 0 |

irrational number | a nonrepeating or nonterminating decimal |

principal square root | the positive square root of a number |

quotient | the answer to a division problem |

radicand | the number or expression contained in a radical sign |

rationalizing the denominator | the process of rewriting a radical expression to remove the square root from the denominator |

terminating decimal | A decimal number that ends |

absolute value | the distance a number is from zero, always a nonnegative value |

natural numbers | {1, 2, 3, 4, …} |

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