#### module 2 lesson 1 vocabulary

algorithm

a procedure for solving a mathematical problem

composit number

a number with more than two factors

dividend

the number being divided

divisor

the number thats being divided by

estimate

to make an approximate calculation often based on rounding

factor

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

multiples

a sequence of products using the same base number multiplied

prime number

a number that has exactly two factors a number that can only be divided evenly

reciprocal

two numbers whose products 1: ex. n x 1\n\i may be written as 1\n or n.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

least common factor

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

multiplicative inverse

also call the reciprocal you may use the definition for reciprocal