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Important Math Facts

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1. If a figure can be divided in half by a line so that the two halves match each other - the figure is __________ .

2. A _______ is the comparison of two numbers by division.

3. The __________ of a solid is the total area of its exterior surfaces.

4. The symbol ______ means percent.

5. When you add or subtract _________ that have the same or like denominators - you only add or subtract the numerators. The denominator stays the same.

6. A _______ is a comparison of two numbers with different units of measure.

7. Instead of writing large numbers with all the zeros - you can use _________ . For example - 4 -250 -000 -000 = 4.25 x 10⁹.

8. A figure that can be rotated 180° about a point so that it matches the original figure has ______ .

9. The symbol ≤ is read as __________ .

10. A _________ is a special kind of bar graph that shows frequency of data.

11. Use number lines to ________ two decimals.

12. A ___________is for organizing a set of data that shows the number of times each item or number appears.

13. An ________ is a mathematical sentence that contains the equal sign.

14. A _________ is a symbol - usually a letter - used to represent a number.

15. A _________ has six rectangular faces. To find the surface area - find the sum of the areas of the six faces.

16. A _____________ is a system used to condense a set of data where the greatest place value of the data forms the stem and next greatest place value forms the leaves.

17. To ______________ - if the denominators are unlike - write equivalent fractions with a common denominator. Subtract the fractions first - and rename if necessary. Then subtract the whole numbers. Simplify if possible.

18. The symbol < is read as ________ .

19. The rules to follow when more than one operation is used are called the ___________.

20. The set of all possible outcomes is _____________.

21. In a__________ - an object flips over a line without changing its size or shape.

22. The _________ states that multiplying a sum by a number is the same as multiplying each addend by that number and then adding the two products. For example - 3(8 + 2) = (3 x 8) + (3 x 2).

23. The ____________ of a circle is always a little more than three times the diameter.

24. To add ____________ with common denominators - write the sum of the numerators over the common denominators. Then add the whole numbers.

25. The _________ of an integer is the distance of the integer from zero.

26. To express a ______ as ________a - express the percent as a fraction with a denominator of 100 - then simplify.

27. To _________ - write the mixed numbers as improper fractions. Replace the divisor with its reciprocal and multiply.

28. Together - the x coordinate and y coordinate form an ___________.

29. When two or more numbers are multiplied - each number is called a _________ .

30. Prime factorization can be written using ________ . For example - 2 x 2 x 3 = 2² x 3

31. Two angles are ___________ if the sum of their measures is 180°.

32. The ________ is used to represent the ratio of distance on the map to the actual distance.

33. Both addition and multiplication are _________ . This means that order doesnft change the sum or product.

34. To ___________ - multiply the numerators and then multiply the denominators. Write the product in lowest terms.

35. Use __________ to compare two decimals - using the order symbols.

36. A _________ is a randomly-selected group that is used to represent a whole population.

37. To __________ an algebraic expression means to substitute a value for the variables and apply the rules for order of operation.

38. The set of ________ consists of the positive whole numbers - zero - and the opposites of the positive whole numbers.

39. _________ - _________ - and_______may be written by first writing each one as a fraction with a denominator of 100.

40. The _________ of a circle is twice the length of the radius.

41. In a __________ - an object slides from one position to another without changing its size or shape.

42. To ____________ - replace the divisor with its reciprocal and then multiply to get your answer.

43. The ______________ are the numbers of pieces of data that can represent the whole set of data. These common measures of central tendency are mean - median - and mode.

44. ___________ is a number that can be written using an exponent. For example - 3² means three to the second power.

45. The line or the fold is called the __________ .

46. In a power - the number used as a factor is the base. In 10³ - the ________ is 10. That is - 10³ = 10 X 10 X 10.

47. Make a __________ of an integer by using its placement on the number line.

48. The symbol ≥ is read as ______________.

49. The surface area of a __________ is the sum of the areas of two circles and a rectangle.

50. To express a ______ as a _______ - rewrite the percent as a fraction with a denominator of 100 - and then express the fraction as a decimal.