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# Math Unit 3

### Niewoehner Math Unit 3

Term | Definition |
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numerator | the number of counted parts in a fraction (dividend) |

denominator | the number by of total parts in a fraction (divisor) |

mixed number | a combination of a whole number and a fraction, has a value greater than 1 |

improper fraction | a fraction with a value greater than 1, numerator is greater than the denominator |

simplify | to reduce to a simpler form by dividing by the greatest common factor |

equivalent | has the same value |

whole | describing a number that is not a fraction |

fraction | a part of something larger |

quarter | one of four equal parts making a whole |

divisor | the number by of total parts in a fraction (denominator) |

dividend | the number of counted parts in a fraction (numerator) |

part | an area or piece of something |

remainder | the amount left after dividing into equal groups |

estimation | an approximate calculation |

half | one of two equal parts that make a whole |

divisible | is able to be divided into equal groups with nothing left over |

greatest common factor | the highest number that divides into two or more numbers |

least common multiple | the smallest product shared by two or more numbers |

quotient | the whole number of equal groups when dividing |

unit fraction | a fraction with a numerator of 1 |

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