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# Math Unit_6

### Using Data; Addition and Subtraction of Fractions Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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Angle of Separation | A measure of finger flexibility of the angle of two fingers stretched apart as far as possible. |

Common Denominator | Any number, except zero, that is a multiple of the denominators of two or more fractions. For example, the fractions 1/2 and 2/3 have the common denominators 6, 12, 18, and so on. |

Contour Line | A curve on a map through places where a certain measurement (such as temperature or elevation) is the same. Often, contour lines separate regions that have been colored differently to show a range of conditions. |

Cubit | An ancient unit of length, measured from the point of the elbow to the end of the middle finger. A cubit is about 18 inches. |

Decennial | Occurring every 10 years. |

Fair Game | In a fair game, every player has the same chance of winning. |

Fathom | A unit used by people who work with boats and ships to measure depths under water and lengths of cables. A fathom is now defined as 6 feet. |

Great Span | The distance from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger (pinkie) when the hand is stretched as far as possible. |

Landmark | A notable feature of a data set. Landmarks include the mean, median, mode, maximum, minimum, and range. |

Line Plot | A sketch of data in which check marks, Xs, or other marks above a labeled line show the frequency of each value. |

Mode | The most frequent value or values in a data set. |

Normal Span | The distance from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the first (index) finger of an outstretched hand. |

Population | In data collection, it is the group of people or objects that is the focus of study. |

Range | The difference between the maximum and minimum landmarks. |

Simplest Form | A fraction less than 1 is in simplest form if there is no number other than 1 that divides its numerator and denominator evenly. A mixed number is in simplest form if its fractional part is in simplest form. |

Stem & Leaf Plot | A display of data in which digits with larger place values are “stems”, and digits with smaller place values are “leaves.” |

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