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# Math Ch 4 Vocab

Question | Answer |
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bar notation | In repeating decimals, the line placed over the digits that repeat. |

common denominator | A common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions. Example 24 for 1/3, 5/8, and 3/4 because 24 is the LCM of 3, 8, and 4. |

least common denominator | The least common multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions. You can use this to compare fractions. |

like fractions | Fractions that have the same denominators. |

rational numbers | The set of numbers that can be written in the form a/b, where a and b are integers and b does not equal 0. |

repeating decimal | The decimal form of a rational number. |

terminating decimal | A repeating decimal which has a repeating digit of 0. |

unlike fractions | Fractions with different denominators. |

improper fraction | A fraction in which the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator. |

mixed number | A number composed of a whole number and a fraction. |