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6th Grade Math Vocabulary Flashcards

6th Grade Math Vocabulary Flashcards
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the number that is seen most frequent or more times than the others in the set.
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median
In a set of numbers that are listed from smallest to largest, the median is the middle number is the median.
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maximum
largest amount or number possible or available
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>
greater than symbol used to state one number is greater than another
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less than symbol used to state one number is less than another
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histogram
a specific type of bar graph; its bars have no spaces, and it is labeled with numbers
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graphs

Graphs are visuals, or diagrams, that show the relationship between the relationship of data (or numbers).

Tip: A chart is a type of graph. Other types of graphs include bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs.

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difference
the result of two numbers subtracted from one another
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data
numerical information that is used for analysis and in algebraic expressions
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constant
in an expression/equation, the constant is the number found after the operation; its value stays the same
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coefficient
the number that is before the variable, or letter symbol
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cube
a 3-dimensional solid that has 6 sides, or equal squares
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attribute
description or characteristics such as shape, size, or color
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acute triangle
Acute Triangles are triangles that have three angles that are less than 90 degrees.
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absolute value

Absolute Value is a positive number that tells how far away a number is from zero - like on a number line.

Tip: The absolute value of a positive number is that same number; the absolute value of a negative number is that same number but as a positive number.

Example:

Find the absolute value. The absolute value is written using a 'bar' on both sides of the number.

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Flashcard Content Overview

This flashcard set covers a variety of 6th grade math vocabulary words from A-Z. Each flashcard contains a math word on one side and the definition on the other. Some flashcards may contain images, examples, numbers, or symbols that may represent a term, further explain the term and or its definition. A list of these words and definitions are provided below for further studying and or practice.

6th Grade Math Vocabulary Words List

absolute valueAbsolute Value is a positive number that tells how far away a number is from zero - like on a number line.
acute triangleAcute Triangles are triangles that have three angles that are less than 90 degrees.
attributedescription or characteristics such as shape, size, or color
cubea 3-dimensional solid that has 6 sides, or equal squares
coefficientthe number that is before the variable, or letter symbol
constantin an expression/equation, the constant is the number found after the operation; its value stays the same
datanumerical information that is used for analysis and in algebraic expressions
differencethe result of two numbers subtracted from one another
graphsGraphs are visuals, or diagrams, that show the relationship between the relationship of data (or numbers).
histograma specific type of bar graph, its bars have no spaces, and is labeled with numbers
< less than symbol used to state one number is less than another
>greater than symbol used to state one number is greater than another
maximumlargest amount or number possible or available
medianIn a set of numbers that are listed from smallest to largest, the median is the middle number is the median.
modethe number that is seen most frequent or more times than the others in the set.
meanThe mean is the average of the numbers in a set.
negative numbersa number less than zero; uses the - symbol before a number
positive numbersa number greater than zero; may use the symbol + or no symbol at all.
fractiontells how many parts of a whole you have
fraction lineA fraction line the slash, or line, between the two numbers. The line can be a / or a -_. Either line separates (divides) two numbers, side-to-side or top and bottom.
numeratorthe number above (or top) the fraction line; or to the left of the slash
productthe result (answer) of a multiplication problem
sumThe sum is the answer to an addition problem.
quotientA quotient is the answer, or result, to a division problem.
variablea symbol, like a letter, that has a unknown value or one that changes
x-axishorizontal axis (bottom) on a graph
y-axisvertical axis (side; up and down) on a graph
Cartesian grid Cartesian Grid is graph paper - used to plot, or make a point, on a graph to show how far along, any increases or improvements have been made; tells you your exact position on a graph using a horizontal axis (x-axis) and a vertical axis (y-axis).
right anglean angle that measures exactly 90 degrees (like the corner of a square)
denominatorthe number below (or under) the fraction line or to the right of the slash
rangeThe range of a set of numbers is the difference between the biggest and smallest number of the set
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absolute value

Absolute Value is a positive number that tells how far away a number is from zero - like on a number line.

Tip: The absolute value of a positive number is that same number; the absolute value of a negative number is that same number but as a positive number.

Example:

Find the absolute value. The absolute value is written using a 'bar' on both sides of the number.

acute triangle
Acute Triangles are triangles that have three angles that are less than 90 degrees.
attribute
description or characteristics such as shape, size, or color
cube
a 3-dimensional solid that has 6 sides, or equal squares
coefficient
the number that is before the variable, or letter symbol
constant
in an expression/equation, the constant is the number found after the operation; its value stays the same
data
numerical information that is used for analysis and in algebraic expressions
difference
the result of two numbers subtracted from one another
graphs

Graphs are visuals, or diagrams, that show the relationship between the relationship of data (or numbers).

Tip: A chart is a type of graph. Other types of graphs include bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs.

histogram
a specific type of bar graph; its bars have no spaces, and it is labeled with numbers
<
less than symbol used to state one number is less than another
>
greater than symbol used to state one number is greater than another
maximum
largest amount or number possible or available
median
In a set of numbers that are listed from smallest to largest, the median is the middle number is the median.
mode
the number that is seen most frequent or more times than the others in the set.
mean

The mean is the average of the numbers in a set.

Tip: To find the mean (or average) you have to first add all the values (or numbers) together. Divide the sum by the amount of numbers in the set.

negative numbers
a number less than zero; uses the - symbol before a number
positive numbers
a number greater than zero; may use the symbol + or no symbol at all.
fraction
tells how many parts of a whole you have
fraction line
A fraction line is the slash, or line, between the two numbers. The line can be a / or a ----. Either line separates (divides) two numbers, side-to-side or top and bottom.
numerator
the number above (or top) the fraction line; or to the left of the slash
product
the result (answer) of a multiplication problem
sum
The sum is the answer to an addition problem.
quotient
A quotient is the answer, or result, to a division problem.
variable
a symbol, like a letter, that has a unknown value or one that changes
x-axis
horizontal axis (bottom) on a graph
y-axis
vertical axis (side; up and down) on a graph
Cartesian grid

Cartesian Grid is graph paper

- used to plot, or make a point, on a graph to show how far along, any increases or improvements have been made;

tells you your exact position on a graph using a horizontal axis (x-axis) and a vertical axis (y-axis).

right angle
an angle that measures exactly 90 degrees (like the corner of a square)
denominator
the number below (or under) the fraction line or to the right of the slash
range
The range of a set of numbers is the difference between the biggest and smallest number of the set

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