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19 Cards in this Set

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how many of the parts being considered
number of equal parts in the whole
proper fraction
a fraction whose numerator is less than its denominator
improper fraction
a fraction whose numerator is greater than its denominator
equivalent fractions
fractions that represent the same portion of a whole
fundamental property of fractions
if we multiply or divide both the n. and the d. by the same nonzero number the result is an equivalent fraction
composite number
a natural number greater than 1 that is not prime
prime factorization
when a composite number is written as a product of prime numbers
any number that divides a number evenly (remainder of 0)
divisibility tests
2 if last digit is 0,2,4,6,8
3 if the sum of digits is divisible by 3
5 if its last digit is 0 or 5
10 if its last digit is 0
simplest form, lowest terms
when the n. and d. have no common factors other than 1
simplifying the fraction
writing a fraction in its lowest terms
2 numbers are reciprocals of each other if their product is 1
like fractions
have the same or a common denominator
unlike fractions
have different denominators
common denominator
finding the denominator that both d. can divide equally into
the smallest positive number divisible by all the denominators in the list
complex fractions
fraction whose numerator or demoninator or both contain fractions
mixed number
contains a whole number and a proper fraction