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# G5 Vocab Deck 1/2

### Academic Vocabulary

Term | Definition | Example |
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accurate | To be correct and without errors. | Matthew rounded the number to the place of the underlined digit. 654,772 โ 654,000 Is Matthew's work accurate? Show how you know. |

approach | A way of understanding or solving a problem | What approach would you use to solve this multiplication problem? ๐ค๐ฅร๐ฆ๐ช= |

appropriate | To be right for a given situation. | What are appropriate tools for measuring the lengths of the sides and the angles of a trapezoid? |

approximate | To make a guess about the size or value of something. | Choose an object in your classroom. Have a partner approximate its length in centimeters. |

argument | Reasons for why something is true or false. | Gemma said, "The number 19,425 is greater than the number 19,430." Is Gemmaโs statement true or false? Give a math argument to support your answer. |

arrange | To put each item of a group in a particular place | These groups show 8 triangles in two different ways. What is another way that you could arrange 8 triangles? |

calculate | To find a solution using numbers and mathematical operations. | Calculate the answer to this problem. ๐ฆ๐ค๐ซรท๐ช= |

conjecture | A statement that is thought to be true but has not been proven. | Make a conjecture about which expression has a lesser sum. 205 + 627 354 + 428 |

construct | To build something by putting parts together. | How can you use fraction strips to construct a model that shows that ๐ฉ/๐ช>๐ฅ/๐ช? |

context | The normal surroundings of something that help give it meaning. | Think of a story that can be represented by the equation below. Explain what t means in your context. 2,300 + 1,552 = t |

contrast | To find the differences between two things | Contrast the two shapes. Give three ways that they are different. |

demonstrate | To show how to do something. | Demonstrate how to use the Distributive Property to multiply ๐จร๐ฆ๐ฉ. |

describe | To tell what something is like | Describe a shape without using its name |

develop | To create or complete something. | What pattern did Dior develop on the grid? |

diagram | A simple picture or drawing. | The diagram represents a rectangular garden. What is the area of the garden? |

distribute | To give out shares of something | Mr. Berry will distribute the pieces of this pizza equally to 4 friends. How many pieces will each friend get? |

establish | o create something or to show that something is true. | How does the bar graph establish that Aegean saved less money in April than in February? |

evaluate | To decide if something is right or wrong, or if it is true or false. | Diego wrote the following equation. Evaluate Diegoโs work to tell whether her equation is true or false. ๐จร๐ฉ=๐ฆ๐ฅ |

examine | To look at something closely. | Examine the first six rows of the hundred chart. What patterns do you see? |

example | Something that is used to show that a general statement is true. | The equation is an example of the Commutative Property of Multiplication. ๐ฅร๐ฆ=๐ฆร๐ฅ Make up your own example of the Commutative Property of Multiplication. |