# 5th Grade Module 2 Terminology

• Terminology

New or Recently Introduced Terms

§   Decimal Fraction (a proper fraction whose denominator is a power of 10)

§   Multiplier (a quantity by which a given number—a multiplicand—is to be multiplied)

§   Parentheses (the symbols used to relate order of operations)

Familiar Terms and Symbols

§   Decimal (a fraction whose denominator is a power of ten and whose numerator is expressed by figures placed to the right of a decimal point)

§   Digit (a numeral between 0 and 9)

§   Divisor (the number by which another number is divided)

§   Equation (a statement that the values of two mathematical expressions are equal)

§   Equivalence (a state of being equal or equivalent)

§   Equivalent measures (e.g., 12 inches = 1 foot; 16 ounces = 1 pound)

§   Estimate (approximation of the value of a quantity or number)

§   Exponent (the number of times a number is to be used as a factor in a multiplication expression)

§   Multiple (a number that can be divided by another number without a remainder like 15, 20, or any multiple of 5)

§   Pattern (a systematically consistent and recurring trait within a sequence)

§   Product (the result of a multiplication)

§   Quotient (the answer of dividing one quantity by another)

§   Remainder (the number left over when one integer is divided by another)

§   Renaming (making a larger unit)

§   Rounding (approximating the value of a given number)

§   Unit Form (place value counting, e.g., 34 stated as 3 tens 4 ones)