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