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# 6th Unit 2

### Math Compare and Order Rational Numbers

Term | Definition |
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ascending | going up in value |

descending | going down in value |

numerator | the top number of a fraction |

denominator | the bottom number of a fraction |

equivalent | equal |

improper fraction | a number consisting of a whole number and a proper fraction |

mixed number | a fraction in which the numerator is less or of lower degree than the denominator |

proper fraction | a fraction in which the numerator is less or of lower degree than the denominator |

repeating decimal | a decimal that has a pattern that repeats |

subset of numbers | a collection of numbers inside a collection of numbers |

set of numbers | a collection of numbers |

Venn diagram | a visual representation of sets and subsets of numbers |

integers | he set of counting (natural) numbers, their opposites, and zero |

counting numbers | the set of positive numbers that begins at one and increases by increments of one each time |

order numbers | to arrange a set of numbers based on their numerical value |

percent | a part of a whole expressed in hundredths |

place value | the value of a digit as determined by its location |

positive rational numbers | the set of whole numbers that can be expressed as a fraction |

rational numbers | the set of numbers that can be expressed as a fraction |

whole numbers | the set of counting (natural) numbers and zero {0, 1, 2, 3, ..., n} |