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Whole Number
Math Vocabulary Dictionary

add 
Combine quantities to find a total 
addition 
The process of adding two numbers
to get their sum 
difference 
The difference between two numbers
is what you get when you subtract one from the other 
division 
A basic arithmetical operation
determining how many times one quantity is contained
within another 
estimate 
A rough guess at the value of a
number 
interval 
In math, the space or distance
between numbers 
multiplication 
The basic arithmetic operation of
repeated addition 
number line 
A line on which each point
represents a real number 
place value 
Within a number, each digit is
given a place value depending on it's location within
the number 
product 
The result of multiplying two
numbers 
remainder 
The number left over when one
number is divided by another 
subtraction 
A basic operation of arithmetic in
which you take away one number from another 
sum 
The result of addition 
digit 
In the decimal system, one of the
numbers 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 
period 
Each group of three digits in a
series of numbers, starting from right to left 
rounding 
The process of approximating a
number to a nearby one 
comparing 
In math, to note the similarity or
dissimilarity between two numbers 
subtract 
Find a difference, Take away a
quantity, "how much left", "how much is left" 
multiply 
To put together a number of equal
amounts to find a total, Add the same number repeatedly 
divide 
Split a quantity into equal parts 
regroup 
Reassemble into organized groups 
borrow 
Take and use (something that
belongs to someone else) with the intent to return it 
partial product 
The product of one term of a
multiplicand and one term of its multiplier 
dividend 
In the expression "b divided by
c", b is the dividend and c is the divisor 
quotient 
The result of a division 
divisor 
In the expression "b divided by
c", b is the dividend and c is the divisor 
compatible numbers 
Numbers that divide exactly and
are easy to work with 
commutative property 
a + b = b + a, a x b = b x a 
associate property 
(a + b) + c = a + (b + c), (a x b)
x c = a x (b x c) 
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