Module 2 lesson 1 Vocabulaey


a procedure for solving a mathematical problem

Composite number

a number with more then two factors

distributive property

mutiplying the sum of two or more addend by a number will give the same result a mutiplying result addend individually by the number and then adding the prolues together


the number being divided


number that is being divided


to make an approxmate calculation, often based on rounding


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


a seauence of products using the same base number multplied by different numbers

Prime number

a number that has exactly two factors;a number that can only be divided evenly by itself and one


two number whose product is 1;ex. nx x1/n+1 may be written as 1/n or n.1 to; get the reciprocal of a number,divide 1 by the number

greatest common factor

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

Least Common Multiple

the smallest number the is the multiple of two or more other numbers

multiplicative inverse

also called the reciprocal you may use the definton for reciprocal