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# #2Math terms and def

Term | Definition |
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Difference | the result when one number is subtracted from another |

Dividend | the number to be divided in a division problem |

Divisor | the number you are dividing by in a division problem |

Factor | a number that is multiplied by another number to get a product |

Mixed Number | a whole number and a proper fraction represented together |

Measurement Model of Division | dividing a dividend through repeated subtraction of its divisor to find a quotient |

Fraction | represents a part of a whole,or more generally,any number of equal parts.The notation includes two parts:a numerator and denominator |

Multiple | the product of a number and any nonzero whole number |

Partitive Models of Divisions | dividing a dividend into equal parts to find a quotient |

Product | the result when two or more numbers are multiplied |

Quotient | the result when one number is divided by another |

Reciprocal | one of two numbers whose product is 1 |

Decimal | a notation used for writing fractions with a base-ten system.Also called decimal fractions |

Subtrahend | the number being subtracted from another number |

Sum | the result when two or more numbers are added |

Whole Number | a positive counting number starting with zero |

Denominator | in fraction notation,it represents the number parts in a whole |

Numerator | in fraction notation,this shows how many of the parts indicated by the denominator are counted |