Module 2 Lesson 1 Vocabulary


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composite number

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distributive property

multiplying the sum of 2 or more addends by a number will give you the same result as multiplying each addend individually by the number and then adding the products together


the number being divided


number that is being divided

estimate to make an approximate calculation often based off rounding



a number or algebraic expression that divides another number or expression that evenly with no remainder


a sequence of products using the same base number multiplied by different numbers

prime number

a number that has exactly two factors a number that can only be divided evenly between its self and one


two numbers whos product is 1 ex n x 1 = 1 may be written

greatest common factor

the highest or greatest common factor that will divide two or more other numbers

least common multiple

The smallest multiple that two or more other numbers

multiplication inverse

also called the reciprocal u may use the definition for reciprocal