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# 056 Fractions Voc

### 056 Fractions Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Fraction | A number that represents an equal part of a whole or equal part of a set |

Numerator | The top number in a fraction |

Denominator | The bottom number in a fraction |

Unit Fraction | Represents one equal part of the whole. The top (the numerator) is always 1 |

Benchmark Fractions | Common fractions that are used for estimation |

Whole Number | A number without fractions |

e.g. | For example |

i.e. | In other words. A synonym |

Integer | A whole number (e.g. 0, 1, 2, 3, 10, 45, 111100889) |

Equivalent Fractions | Fractions that have the same value |

Improper Fraction | The fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to the denominator |

Mixed Number | A number that has a whole number and a fraction part |

Factors | Numbers that are multiplied together to form a product |

Factor Pairs | The two factors that are multiplied to find a product |

Prime Number | A whole number with exactly two factors: 1 and itself |

Simplest Form | A fraction in which the numerator and the denominator have no common factor greater than 1 |

Composite Number | A whole number with more than two factors |

Greatest Common Factor | The largest of the common factors of each of two or more numbers |

Least Common Multiple | The smallest multiple greater than 0 that is a common multiple of each of two or more numbers |

Neither Prime nor Composite | One (Number 1) |

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