a procedure for solving a mathematical problem.
a number with more then two factors.
mutiplying the sum of two or more addends by a number will give 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.
to make an approximate calculation, often based on rounding.
a number or algebraic expression that divides another that divides another number or expression evenly-with no remainder.
a sequence of product using the same base number multiplied by different numbers.
a number that has exactly two factors; a number that can only be divided evenly by itself and one.
two numbers whose product is 1; ex. n x 1/=1; 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 numbers exactly.
least common multiple
The smallest number that is the multiple of two other number.
also called the reciprocal-you may use the definition for 'reciprocal'.