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# Math Chap 1 & 2

### 6th Grade Math Chapters 1 & 2 Study Stack

Term | Definition |
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Mixed Number | The sum of a whole number and a fraction. |

Improper Fraction | A fraction that has a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator. |

Like Fractions | Fractions that have the same denominator. |

Numerator | Top number in a fraction. Tells you the number of parts you have out of the whole. |

Denominator | The bottom number in a fraction. Tells you how many pieces make a whole. |

Power | A number that can be expressed using an exponent. The power 3^2 is read three to the second power, or three squared. |

Base | The big number in a Power. It is used as the factor however many times the exponent says. |

Exponent | The number of times the base is used as a factor. |

Perfect Square | The square of a whole number. A number multiplied by itself. |

Evaluate | To find the value of a numerical expression. |

Order of Operations | Set of rules that need to be followed to solve a mathematical expression or equation. |

Prime Number | A whole number that has exactly two unique factors, 1 and the number itself. |

Composite Number | A number greater than 1 with more than two factors. |

Prime Factorization | A composite number expressed as a product of prime numbers. |

Common Factors | Factors that are shared by two or more numbers. |

Greatest Common Factors | The greatest of the common factors. |

Common Multiples | Multiples that are shared by two or more numbers. |

Least Common Multiple | The least of the common multiples. |

Least Common Denominator | The least common multiple of the denominators. |

Reciprocals | Two numbers whose product is 1. |

Numerical Expression | An expression that only involves numbers and operations. |

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