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FC: Math Vocab Book

1: POWER | A way of righting repeated multiplication | 2 | 5

2: BASE | The factor of a power | 2 | 5

3: EXPONENT | The number of times the factor is multiplied by | 2 | 5

4: Order of operations | A set of rules to follow when evaluating an expression | (P) E Mx D/ A= S- | 2

5: DECIMAL | A number that is written using base-ten place value system where a decimal point separates the one's and tenths' digits | .12

6: Front-end Estimation | A typer of estimation where you add the front-end digits, estimate the sum of the remaining digits, then add the results | 2.5 +3.3 | 2 +3 | 5 | .5 +.0 .5 | = | 5.5

7: Leading digit | The first non-zero digit | 6.12345

8: COMPATIBLE numbers | Numbers that make a calculation easier | 506.12+35.45 | 500+40=540

9: Least common denominator (LCM) | Least common multiple of two or more denominators | The LCM of 6 and 12 is 12

10: MIXED NUMBER | Has a whole number part and a fraction part | 1 1/2

11: Proper fraction | A number who's numerator is less than its denominator | 1/2

12: Improper fraction | A fraction where the numerator is less or the same as the denominator | 34/30 or 30/30

13: Square root | The square root of a number is a number which is multiplied by itself to equal the original number | The square root of 10 is 100

14: Perfect square | Numbers that are squares of integers | 4=2 | 2

15: Radical Expression | An expression involving a radical sign | 23

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