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# ch 2,3 6th grade

### vocab

Term | Definition |
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mixed number | is made up of a whole number and a fraction. |

A negative number | is an integer less than zero. |

fraction. | A number that represents part of a whole or part of a set is called a |

A positive integer | is an integer greater than zero. |

An integer | is any number from the set {…, –3, –2, –1, 0, 1, 2, 3, …}. |

denominator. | In 4/5, 5 is the |

The commutative property | states that the order in which numbers are multiplied does not change the product. |

absolute value | The distance a number is from zero on a number line is the __________ of the number. |

The numerator | of a fraction is the part that tells how many units the fraction contains. |

The reciprocal | of 2 is 1/2. |

additive inverse | The sum of any number and its __________ equals 0. |

opposites. | Two integers that are the same distance from 0 on a number line, but on opposite sides of 0, are called |

improper fraction. | When dividing fractions, it is most helpful to change a mixed number into |

a zero pair | When one positive counter is paired with one negative counter, the result is. |

graph | When you _______ a point on a number line, you locate its position by drawing a dot at the location of its value. |