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1

The place value of a digit depends on its

Position in a numeral.

2

Carrying in addition is the opposite of _________ in subtraction.

Borrowing

3

A number is an _________.
And, a numeral is a ________.

Idea; symbol

4

The ten symbols for whole numbers from zero through nine are called _________.

Digits

5

What system is our decimal system

Hindu-Arabic system

6

A ________ is a number that is less than 1 but greater than 0.

Fraction

7

Define: Improper fraction

A fraction which has a numerator equal to or greater than 1.

8

What are two fractions that equal the same.

Equivalent fractions

9

Define: lowest common denominator.

It’s the lowest number you can use as the denominator for all the fractions in a problem.

10

Prime numbers are numbers that cannot be __________ evenly by any numbers except _____________ and 1.

Divided; themselves

11

Does reducing a proper fraction to its lowest terms change its value?

No

12

When dividing fractions, you invert the divisor and then ___________.

Multiply

13

Reducing a fraction means to give it the lowest possible __________ and ___________.

Numerator and denominator