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Math

UNIT VOCABULARY

  • Denominator – the part of a fraction written below the fraction bar that tells the total number of equal parts in a whole or set
  • Fraction – a number in the form A over B.png where and b are whole numbers and is not equal to zeroA fraction can be used to name part of an object or part of a set of objects.
  • Mixed number – a number that is composed of a whole number and a fraction
  • Numerator – the part of a fraction written above the fraction bar that tells the number of fractional parts specified or being considered
  • Strip diagram – a linear model used to illustrate number relationships
  • Unit fraction – a fraction in the form 1 over B.png representing the quantity formed by one part of a whole that has been partitioned into b equal parts where b is non-
    zero whole number