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# M.4.2.2 Vocabulary

Term | Definition |
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Place Value | the value given to the place a digit has in a number |

Hundredths | the second place after the decimal point; one part of 100 equal parts of a whole |

Tenths | the first place after the decimal point; one of ten equal parts of a whole |

Decimal | a number with one or more places to the right of the decimal point |

Unit Fraction | a fraction with a numerator of one; names one part of the whole |

Improper Fraction | a fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator |

Difference | the amount left over when one number is subtracted from another; the answer to a subtraction problem |

Sum | the result of adding numbers together |

Fraction | a number that names a part of a whole or set and represents the division of whole numbers |

Numerator | in a fraction, the number of parts counted; top number |

Whole | any regular counting number such as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, etc |

Denominator | in a fraction, the number of equal parts or groups in a whole; bottom number |

Equivalent | having the same value |

Partition | equally separate a number line, strip, region or group of objects |

Simplest Form | when a fraction’s numerator and denominator have no other common factor than 1 |

Proper Fraction | a fraction that is less than one, with the numerator less than the denominator |

Less Than (<) | the relationship between numbers when one number’s value is less than another number’s value |

Greater Than (>) | the relationship between numbers when one number’s value is more than another number’s value |

Expanded Notation | a number written to show the value of each digit |

Mixed Number | a number that is made up of a whole number and an improper fraction |

Digit | the symbol used to write a number 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 |

Value | the worth of a number, symbol, or object |

Word Form | a number written in words |