Math Vocabulary!

  • Perimeter- distance around an object

     

    length- how long something is

     

    width- how wide something is

     

    parallel- 2 lines that never meet

     

    polygon (Antoine!)- closed figure made up of line segments

     

    area- space within the shape   A=LxW

     

    numerator- top number in a fraction

     

    denominator- bottom number in a fraction

     

    right angle- square corner angle   90 degrees 

     

    equivalent- the same amount

     

    factors- numbers you multiply together to get an answer

     

    rhombus- quadrilateral with 2 sets of parallel sides. All sides are equal.

     

    improper fraction- a fraction in which the numerator is larger than the denominator

     

    volume- number of units needed to fill a container

     

    congruent- same size