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# Math Benchmark 1

### Math Vocabulary Benchmark 1

TermDefinition
Base Ten The position of a number; ones, tens, hundreds, etc.
Digit Any of the numerals 0 to 9, especially when forming part of a number
Place Value The value that a digit has based on its position in a number
Expanded Form Writing a number to show the value of each digit
Division The process of separating something into equal parts
Multiplication The operation of repeated addition
Strategy A careful plan to help solve a problem
Area Model A multiplication strategy used to show partial products
Distributive Property A multiplication strategy that breaks a part a number, multiplying them separately, and then adding them back together
Box Method A strategy used to solve a multiplication problem
Equation A mathematical statement using an equal sign
Rectangle Array A rectangle that consists of rows and columns that have unequal amounts
Divisor In a division problem, the number that is dividing into another number
Dividend In a division problem, the number to be divided.
Quotient The answer to a division problem.
Remainder In a division problem, the amount that is left over.
Variable A symbol that represents a number.
Multiplicative Comparison A word problem that focuses on comparing two quantities asking, "How many times as many?"
Additive Comparison A word problem that focuses on comparing two quantities asking, "How many more?"
Estimation A logical adjustment to a number to make calculations easier.
Rounding Changing a number to the nearest place value.
Created by: knicolds