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# Math Vocab

### Math vocab

Question | Answer |
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the bigger number written with an exponent that is used as a factor | Base Number |

a number with more that 2 factors | Composite number |

the factor that 2 or more numbers have in common | common factors |

multiples that 2 or more numbers have in common | common multiples |

to look at the value of different numbers to see which one is bigger or if they are equal | compare |

the answer to a subtraction problem | difference |

the number that is being divided | dividend |

the number you are dividing by | divisor |

when a number can be divided by another number without a remainder | divisible |

numbers that are multiples of 2 and divisible by 2. They end with 0,2,4,6 or 8. | even number |

the little number at the top right of a bigger number (base) that tells you how many times to multiply the big number by itself | exponent |

the form where you show the factor multiplied out the correct number of times | expanded form |

the form which includes the base number and the exponent | exponential form |

to find an answer close to the exact answer by rounding | estimate |

equal in value | equivalent |

work out or solve the problem | evaluate |

a number that another number is divisible by. The numbers you multiply to get a product | factor pair |

a number representing parts of a whole | fraction |

the biggest factor in 2 or more numbers have in common | greatest common factor GCF |

to explain or prove your answer | justify |

the smallest multiple that 2 or more numbers have in common | least common multiple LCM |

skip counting numbers for ever and ever | multiple |

numbers that are not divisible by 2. They end with 1,3,5,7 or 9. | odd number |

the answer to a multiplication problem | product |

a number with only 2 factors. 1 and itself | prime number |

using a factor tree to break down a number into the product of its primes using exponents | prime factorization |

the answer to a division problem | quotient |

the answer to an addition problem | sum |

the product of a number and itself | square number |

the answer to a problem | solution |

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