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# Math

### Chapter 2 Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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terminating decimal | a decimal that ends, or terminates |

repeating decimal | a decimal in which one or more digits repeats |

bar notation | a line, or bar, above the part of a repeating decimal that repeats |

numerator | in a fraction, the number above the fraction line |

denominator | in a fraction, the number below the fraction line |

mixed number | a whole number and a fraction |

improper fraction | a fraction in which the numerator is larger than the denominator |

simplest form | a fraction in which 1 is the only number that can divide evenly into both the numerator and denominator |

benchmark | using a fraction, such as 1/2 as a reference point when comparing and ordering fractions |

common denominator | two fractions with like denominators |

like fractions | fractions with the same number in the denominators |

unlike fractions | fractions that do not have the same number in the denominators |

equivalent fractions | two or more fractions that name the same amount but look different |

reciprocal | a flipped over fraction |

inverse operation | the opposite operation |

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