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)