Carnegie Chapter 2 Word Scramble

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Question  Answer 
prime factorization  Breaking down a composite number until all of the factors are prime 
base  the number or expression that is used as a factor in a repeated multiplication 
Associative Property of Multiplication  Changing the grouping of the factors in a multiplication statement does not change the product. For any numbers a,b, and c, (a X b) X c = a X (b X c). 
factor tree  a diagram used to find the prime factors of a number 
power  a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself 
exponent  a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself 
Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic  any composite number can be expressed as a unique product of primes 
common multiple  A number that is a multiple of two or more numbers. 
least common multiple (LCM)  The smallest whole number that is a multiple of two or more given numbers. 
common factor  A number that will divide each of two or more numbers with no remainder 
greatest common factor (GCF)  The largest whole number that is a factor of two or more indicated numbers. 
relatively prime numbers  Two numbers that do not have any common factors other than 1. 
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