Math

We are starting to explore the use of fractions and decimals

Vocabulary 

Common denominator

Compatible numbers

equivalent fractions

fraction

mixed number

multiplicative

inverse

reciprocal

simplest form

Least Common Multiple (LCM): Used when making common denominators

                           Example: 1 X 2+2, 2 X 2=4, 3 x 2=6, 4 x 2=8

Greatest Common Factor (GCF): used when simplifying fractions

                             Example: the factors of 4 are 1,2,4 

                                                 the factors of 8 are 1,2,4,8

                                                  the common facters of  4 and 8 are 1,2,4

                                                the greatest common factor is 4