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# 6th Grade Math

### These terms are from our 1st 9 weeks mid-term units of study.

Term | Definition |
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Integers | the set of whole numbers and their opposites. |

negative numbers | numbers that are less than 0 |

opposite numbers | numbers that are the same distance from 0 on the number line but in opposite directions. |

positive numbers | numbers that are greater than 0 |

rational number | a number that can be expressed as the fraction a/b or the opposite of a/b, where a and b are whole numbers and be cannot be 0. |

whole numbers | the numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, ...These numbers are non-negative and have no fractional part |

elevation | height above or below a given level, often sea level |

horizontal | positioned side to side rather than up and down |

compare | to describe the relationship between the value or size of two numbers or quantities |

inequality | a mathematical statement that uses an inequality symbol (<, >), to show the relationship between values of expression |

interpret | to explain the meaning of something |

lesser | less or smaller in value |

relative to | compared to something or someone else |

absolute value | a number's distance from 0 on the number line; never a negative number |

greatest common factor (GCF) | the greatest factor of two or more numbers have in common |

least common multiple (LCM) | the least multiple shared by two or more numbers |

factor | a number, or expression with parentheses, that is multiplied |

multiple | the product of a given number and any other whole number |

prime number | a whole number greater than 1 who only factors are 1 and itself |

in common | the same for two or more things in groups |

relate to | to connect one thing to one or more other things |