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# Math 4th grade

### 4th grade vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Addend | A number that is added to another in an addition problem. 2+4=6 the number 2 is the__________ |

Addition | The process of finding the total number of items. (Clue: is the opposite operation to subtraction) |

Calendar | A table that shows the days, weeks, and months of the year. |

Decimal | A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal point. |

Decimal point | A symbol that separates the ones and the tenths place. |

Difference | Is the answer to a subtraction problem |

Digit | Any one of the ten symbols 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, used to write numbers |

Dime | A coin worth 10 cents. |

Equal sign (=) | A symbol used to show that two numbers have the same value. |

Estimate | To find an answer that is close to the exact amount. |

Even | A whole number that has a 0,2,4,6,8 in the ones place. |

Factor | A number that is multiplied by another number to find a product. |

Fahrenheit (F) | Customary scale for measuring temperature |

Financial Institution | A bussiness, like a bank, that collects money, keeps it safe, and provides money for people and businesses to borrow. |

Product | The asnswer to a multiplication problem |

Quotient | The number that results from a division |

Remainder | The amount left over that cannot be divided equally |

Fixed expense | Expenses that occur regularly and the amount does not change. example: Gym membership, car payment, newspaper delivery |

Variable expense | Expenses that the amount does change based on need or choice. example: clothing, groceries, gas, electric bill |

Division | The process of separating items into equal groups. The opposite operation of multiplication. |

Clockwise | In the same direction in which the hands of a clock move. |

Compatible numbers | Numbers that are easy to compute mentally. |

Counterclockwise | In the opposite direction in which the hands of a clock move. |

Expanded form | a way to write numbersby showing the value of each digit. Example: 3,456 = 3,000+400+50+6 |

Hundredth | One of the hundred equal parts. Example: 0.01 = 1/100 |

Pattern | an ordered set of numbers or objects; the order helps you predict what will come next. example: 3,6,9,12... |

Period | A group of 3 digits in a multidigit number, usually separated by commas... |

Point | An exact location in space. |

Round | To replace a number with another number that tells ABOUT how many or how much. |

Standard form | A way to write numbers by using the digits 0-9, with each digit having a place value. |

Tenth | One of the ten equal parts example: 0.1= 1/10 |

Term | a number or object in a pattern. |

Word form | A way to write numbers by using words |

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