The following are important math vocabulary used frequently by all students.
WORDS THAT COUNT!
SUM = the answer to an addition problem
DIFFERENCE = the answer to a subtraction problem
PRODUCT = the answer to a multiplication
QUOTIENT = the answer to a division problem
EXPRESSION = a number sentence without an answer (or equal sign). Ex. (3x2) + 4
FRACTION = a number that shows part of a whole 3/4
NUMERATOR = the number above the line on a fraction (represents how many parts of that whole are being considered) 1/3
DENOMINATOR = the number under the line on a fraction (represents the total number of parts created from the whole) 1/3
COMPOSITE NUMBER = a number with factors other than just 1 and itself
PRIME NUMBER = a number only divisible by 1 and itself
VOLUME = the amount of space something takes up, written in cubic units. Formula: L x W x H