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# Jan. 21 math vocab

Term | Definition |
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quotient | the answer in a division problem |

sum | the answer in an addition problem |

product | the answer in a multiplication problem |

divisor | the number that is being divided by in a division problem |

factors | the numbers being multiplied in a multiplication problem |

dividend | the number that is being divided in a division problem |

addends | the numbers being added in an addition problem |

difference | the answer in a subtraction problem |

remainder | what is left over in a division problem, such as 12/5 |

multiples | any given number times every other number |

place value | the value of a digit based on its position in a number |

decimal | a number containing a decimal point that separates a whole from fractional parts (tenths, hundredths, thousandths, and so on) |

estimate | to give an approximate number or answer based on mathematical thinking |

fraction | a number that names equal parts of a whole; a fraction can represent the division of two numbers |

denominator | the number below the line in a fraction that tells the number of equal parts in the whole |

numerator | the number above the line in a fraction that tells the number of equal parts that are being described |