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# 6th MATH PART 1 a-m

### 6th MATH TEXTBK A-M COMPLETE

Term | Definition |
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Algebraic equation | a mathematical statement that has two quantities joined by an equal sign. At least of the quantities is unknown. Examples: X +4 = 13 ⅖ m = 20 |

Algebraic expression | an expression that contains at least one letter to represent unknown numbers; examples: 4x, 2 + 9w, 3m-5 |

Algebraic expression in one variable | contains only one letter to represent unknown numbers |

Algebraic expression in two variables | contains two letters to represent unknown numbers |

Algebraic expression in three variables | contains three letters to represent unknown number |

Bar model | a pictorial representation used as a visual aid to solve word problems; represented by rectangular blocks |

Commission | a percentage of the value of sales made by a salesperson |

Common multiple | a number which is a multiple of each of the given numbers in a set |

Consecutive whole numbers | numbers that follow one another in order - e.g. 15, 16, 17, 18 |

Decimal | a number that represents a fraction with a denominator of 10, 100, 1000, and so on |

Denominator | the bottom number in a fraction; indicates the number of parts the whole is divided into. |

Discount | an amount that is subtracted from the normal price of an item |

Distance | the length between two points or objects |

Enlarge (proportionally) | to increase the size of an object without affecting its shape |

Express | to write something in the form that was asked |

Factor | an integer that divides into another without any remainder |

Fraction | a way of representing equal parts of a whole or equal parts of a set |

Graph | a drawing or diagram used to show information about sets of data |

Graphs of functions | a diagram showing how one variable varies as another variable has changed |

Horizontal | describes a line that is drawn from side to side |

Hundredths | parts of one whole that is divided into 100 equal parts |

Integer | a positive or negative whole number (including zero) |

Interest | the amount of money earned from savings or investments |

Least common multiple | smallest number that is a common multiple of two numbers |

Multiple | the product of two factors of a number |

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