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# PT Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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common factor | A factor that two or more numbers share. |

common multiple | A multiple that two or more numbers share. |

composite number | A whole number with factors other than itself and 1. |

conjecture | A claim about a pattern or relationship based on observations. |

counterexample | An example that disproves a claim. |

Distributive Property | A mathematical property used to rewrite expressions. |

divisor | A number that divides a given number leaving a zero remainder. |

equivalent expressions | Expressions that represent the same quantity. |

even number | A multiple of 2. |

exponent | The small raised number that tells how many times a factor is used. |

factor | One of two or more whole numbers that are multiplied to get a product. |

factor pair | Two whole numbers that are multiplied to get a product. |

factored form | The form of an expression made up of products of factors rather than sums or differences of terms. |

factorization | A product of numbers, perhaps with some repetitions, resulting in the desired number. |

greatest common factor | A product of numbers, perhaps with some repetitions, resulting in the desired number. |

least common multiple | The least multiple that two or more numbers share. |

multiple | The least multiple that two or more numbers share. |

odd number | The least multiple that two or more numbers share. |

Order of Operations | A set of agreements or conventions for carrying out calculations with one or more operations, parentheses, or exponents. |

prime factorization | A product of prime numbers, perhaps with some repetitions, resulting in the desired number. |

prime number | A product of prime numbers, perhaps with some repetitions, resulting in the desired number. |

proper factors | A product of prime numbers, perhaps with some repetitions, resulting in the desired number. |

relatively prime numbers | A pair of numbers with no common factors except for 1. |

square number | A number that is a result of the product of a number multiplied by itself. |

expanded form | The form of an expression made up of sums or differences of products. |

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