Term | Definition |
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integer | any whole number and its opposite |

opposite | number that is same distance from zero on other side of number line |

absolute value | a number's distance from zero |

negative number | any number to the left of zero on a number line |

positive number | any number to the right of zero on the number line |

prime number | any whole number greater than 1 that is only divisible by 2 numbers-1 and itself (has exactly 2 factors) |

composite number | any number that has more than 2 factors (divisible by more than 2 numbers) |

rational number | any number that can be written as a fraction |

least common multiple | smallest number that 2 factors can both go into |

greatest common factor | The highest number that divides exactly into two or more numbers |

whole number | counting numbers 0 or greater |

Unit 1 Vocabulary Integers; Divisibility; Rational Numbers