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# Math Definitions 1

### Spelling and Definitions of math terms

math word | math definition |
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denominator | the number below the line in a fraction - it represents the whole |

equivalent fractions | fractions that have different denominators but name the same amount |

fair game | a game in which every player has the same chance of winning |

mixed number | a number that is written using both a whole number and a fraction |

algebra | an area of math where numbers are represented by letters |

analogue clock | a clock with numbers 1 to 12 around the face and rotating hands to show the minutes and seconds |

numerator | the number above the line in a fration - it represents the number of equal parts being considered |

probability | a number from 0 to 1 that tells the chance that an event will happen |

array | a set of objects or numbers arranged in order, often in rows and columns |

congruent | having the same size and shape |

coordinates | used to show position on a grid; shown as pairs of letters or numbers, e.g. (8,4) |

common factor | a whole number that divides two (or more) other numbers exactly |

factor | a whole number that divides exactly inot another number; a whole number that multiplies with another number to make a third number |

metric system | decimal system of measurement; uses multiples of 10 |

whole number | a counting number from zero to infinity. |

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johanningm