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# Number System Vocab

### Sixth grade math vocab for Number System Unit

Term | Definition |
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Factor | a number that divides evenly into another number |

Multiple | a product of two numbers |

Absolute Value | the distance of a number from zero on a number line |

Estimate | an approximate calculation of the value, used to judge reasonableness |

Least Common Multiple (LCM) | the least number that is a multiple of TWO or MORE numbers |

Greatest Common Factor (GCF) | the greatest factor that is common to TWO or MORE numbers |

Coordinate Plane | the intersection of a horizontal and vertical number line, 2 dimensional surface with an x and y axis on which points can be plotted |

Quadrants | 4 areas make when a plane is divided by an X and Y axis |

Ordered Pair | two numbers used to locate a point on a coordinate plane |

Reciprocal | number pairs that have a product of 1, a number made by switching the numerator and denominator of a fraction, or by putting 1 over a whole number |

Rational Numbers | Positive and negative numbers that include whole numbers, zero, fractions, and decimals |

Integers | positive and negative whole numbers and zero |

Compatible Numbers | numbers that work well together and make estimation easy |

Word Problem Steps | find, facts, strategy, solve, check |

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