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Important Math Facts

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1. A ___________ is a proportion with one fraction with a denominator of 1.

2. A ___________ is a transformation that turns a line or shape around a fixed point.

3. Similar figures have the same shape but different sizes. The symbol ~ means _________ .

4. An ___________ is a combination of numbers - variables - and operations.

5. Use number lines to ________ two decimals.

6. 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.

7. A _______ is a ratio that compares a number to 100.

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

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

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

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

12. Both addition and multiplication are __________ . This means that grouping addends or factors will not change the sum or product.

13. To _____________ - express the mixed numbers as improper fractions - multiply - and simplify the results.

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

15. The opposite of a positive integer is a ________ .

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

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

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

19. 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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

29. An _________ is a mathematical sentence that contains < - > - - ≤ - or ≥ .

30. In a power - the number of times the base is used as a factor is the ________ . In 5³ - the exponent is 3.

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

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

33. The symbol ≥ is read as ______________.

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

35. The ________ of an angle is the common endpoint of the rays forming the angle.

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

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

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

39. ______________ are two events in which either one or the other must take place - but they cannot both happen at the same time. The sum of their probabilities is one.

40. The symbol > is read as _________.

41. 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.

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

43. To add mixed numbers with unlike denominators - write equivalent fractions with a ___________ . Add the whole numbers and add the fractions.

44. 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.

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

46. To add or subtract fractions with unlike denominators - you need to change the fractions to equivalent fractions with ____________ before you find the sum or difference.

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

48. A _________ is an equation that shows two ratios are equivalent.

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

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