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# Vocabulary Pt. 2

### Math Terms, Grade 6

Definition | Term |
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A group of numbers, symbols and variables that express an operation or a series of operations. | algebraic expression |

For two or more fractions, this is a common multiple of the denominators. | common denominator |

To decide if one number is greater than, less than or equal to another | compare |

To put together, as in numbers or shapes | compose |

Calculate, figure out | compute |

To change from one unit to another. | convert |

An ordered pair of numbers that identify a point on a coordinate plane. | coordinates |

A system of measurement used in the US. The system includes units for measuring length, capacity and weight. | customary system |

To share equally. | divide |

The expressions name the same number no matter which value is substituted in for the variable. | equivalent expression |

Exact description, to make plain or clear. | explain |

An integer that divides evenly into another. | factor |

Flowing effortlessly, express oneself easily. | fluently |

This symbol is used to compare two numbers when the first number is larger than the second number. | greater than > |

The largest factor of two or more numbers. | GCF (Greatest Common Factor) |

A fraction with a numerator greater than or equal to its denominator. | improper fraction |

The set of whole numbers and their opposites. | integers |

The smallest multiple of a set of two or more numbers. | LCM (Least Common Multiple) |

This symbol is used to compare two numbers when the first number is smaller than the second number. | less than < |

To move or arrange. | manipulate |

A system of measurement based on tens. | metric system |

A number with an integer and a fraction part. | mixed number |

The product of a whole numb er and any other whole number. | multiple |

A mathematical statement including numbers and operations. | numerical expression |

Putting things into their correct place following some rule. | order |

An amount. | quantity |

Two numbers whose product is 1. Also called multiplicative inverses. | reciprocals |

The amount something is worth. | value |