Bringing Math Home: A Parent's Guide to Elementary School Math : Games + Activities + Projects

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Glossary

A

acute angle: An angle with a measure less than that of a right angle.

addend: A number added. For example, in 5 + 4 = 9, 5 and 4 are addends.

angle: A figure that can be used to show a turn; a corner.,

area: A measure in square units of how much surface is covered by a figure.

array: An arrangement of objects, pictures, or numbers in columns and rows.

associative property: When the grouping of addends or factors is changed, the sum or product remains the same. For example:

(2 + 4) + 6 = 12; 2 + (4 + 6) = 12

(1 x 2) x 5 = 10; 1 x (2 x 5) = 10

average: The number found by dividing the sum of a group of numbers by the number of addends. For example, 6 + 9 + 8 + 1 = 24 and 24 ^ 4 = 6, and so 6 is the average. This is also called themean.


B

bar graph: A graph in which information is shown by means of rectangular bars.


C

capacity: The amount a container can hold.

Celsius (C): The metric temperature scale. This is also called centigrade.

centigrade:SeeCelsius.

centimeter (cm): A metric unit used to measure length. 100 cm = 1 meter (m).

circle: A closed figure in which every point is the same distance from a given point, called the center of the circle.

circle graph: A graph that shows information as parts of a circle. This is also called a pie graph.

common factor: A number that is a factor of two or more numbers. For example, common factors of 18 and 24 are 1, 2, 3, and 6.

common multiple: A number that is a multiple of two or more numbers. For example, common multiples of 2 and 3 are 6,12,18, 24, and 30.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Acknowledgments iii
  • Contents iv
  • Introduction v
  • How to Use This Book vii
  • Content Standards 1
  • 1: Numbers and Operations 3
  • 2: Algebra 35
  • 3: Geometry 57
  • 4: Measurement 97
  • 5: Data Analysis and Probability 129
  • Process Standards 155
  • 6: Problem Solving 157
  • 7: Reasoning and Proof 173
  • 8: Communication 181
  • 9: Connections 189
  • 10: Representation 195
  • Summing It Up 201
  • Appendix 203
  • Glossary 223
  • Bibliography 229
  • Index 230
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