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# Vocabulary Finals

### Math 6th grade 65

Question | Answer |
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Prime Factorization | Expressing a number as the product of its prime number. |

Prime | A number that has exactly two factors, itself and 1 |

percent | A special ratio that compares a number to 100 using the symbol % |

y-axis | The vertical number line used to make a graph |

ratio | A comparison of two quantities usually expressed as a fraction |

Decimal | An equivalent of a fraction found by dividing the numerator by the denominator |

Reciprocal | Switching the numerator and denominator in a fraction |

Isosceles | A triangle that has two equal sides |

X-axis | The horizontal number line used to make a graph |

similar | Figures with the same shape,but not necessarily the same size; corresponding sides are proportional |

Composite | A whole number with factors other than itself and 1 |

Repeating decimal | A polygon with all sides the same length |

multiple | The product of two whole numbers |

independent variable | The variable wose value determines the value of the other variable |

perimeter | The distance around a polygon |

transversal | A line that intersects two or more lines |

supplementary | Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees |

numerator | The number written above the line in a fraction |

corresponding | Sides or angles that have the same position in similar figures |

outcome | One of the possible events in a probability experiment |

terminating decimal | A decimal that contains a finite number of digits |

complementary | Two angles that have measures with a sum of 90 degrees |

Factor | Two numbers that are multiplied |

scale | The way each axis of a coordinate grid is labeled |

radius | The segment from the center of a circle to a point on the circle |

symmetry | A line that divides a figure into two congruent halves that are mirror images of each other |

scalene | A triangle that has no sides the same length |

fraction | A number that shows the part of a whole |

dependent variable | The variable whose value is determined by the other variable in a relationship |

base | The side of a plane figure that it rests on. |

parallelogram | A quadrilateral that has two sets of parallel lines |

quadrilateral | A polygon with four sides |

equivalent | Equal in value |

ordered pair | A pair of points that gives the coordinates of a point on a grid (horizontal,vertical) |

area | The space inside a 2-dimensional shape |

Straight angle | An angle that measures 180 degrees |

Parallel | Two lines that are an equal distance apart and will never intersect |

exponet | The small raised number that tells how mant times a factor is multiplied by itself |

variable | A quantity that can change; represents an unknown (usually represented by a letter) |

circumfrence | The distance around a circle |

polygon | A closed figure formed by three or more line segments |

perpendicular lines | Two lines that intersect to form right angles |

scale factor | The ratio between the lengths of corresponding sides of tow similar figures |

probabilty | The chance of an event occuring |

pi | The mathematical naem for the ratio of a circles circumference to its diameter |

vertex | The point where two sides of an angle meet |

diagonal | A line segment that joins vertices of a polygon but its not a side of the polygon |

congruent | Having exactly the same shape and size |

denominator | The quantity below the line in a fraction |

diameter | The line segment that stretches from one side of a circle through the center to the other side |

pentagon | A polygon that has five sides |

Hexagon | A polygon with six sides |

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