6th Grade Math Vocab 2009
  • 1. Quadrant
A) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
B) A letter or symbol representing a varying quantity.
C) The chance that a particular outcome will occur, measured as a ratio of the total possible outcomes (probability = favorable outcomes/possible outcomes).
D) A number sentence.
  • 2. Inverse
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
B) Same operations.
C) Opposite, reverse operations.
D) Add and subtract like terms.
  • 3. Rate
A) A number which multiplies a variable.
B) divides objects in half.
C) Used to convert one unit to another.
D) A ration that compares quantities measured in different units.
  • 4. Exterior Angles
A) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal).
B) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees.
C) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees.
D) An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line.
  • 5. Chip Model
A) A number which multiplies a variable.
B) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers.
C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
D) Using chips to model a translation.
  • 6. Variable
A) A letter or symbol representing a varying quantity.
B) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers.
C) A number which multiplies a variable.
D) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
  • 7. Probability
A) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers.
B) Opposite reverse operations.
C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
D) The chance that a particular outcome will occur, measured as a ratio of the total possible outcomes (probability = favorable outcomes/possible outcomes).
  • 8. Conversions
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
B) Used to convert one unit to another.
C) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
D) Manipulatives used to model positive and negative numbers.
  • 9. Integer
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
B) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one.
C) A number which multiplies a variable.
D) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
  • 10. Absolute Value
A) A number which multiplies a variable.
B) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
C) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10.
D) x or –x is just the value of the numeral, ignoring the sign. It is the distance the number is from zero on the number line, written as abs(x) = x or abs(-x) = x.
  • 11. Rotation
A) A mirror view.
B) To turn an object.
C) A line that cuts across two or more lines.
D) Move an item in any direction without rotating it.
  • 12. Translation
A) A line that cuts across two or more lines.
B) To turn an object.
C) Move an item in any direction without rotating it
D) A mirror view.
  • 13. Coefficient
A) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10.
B) Opposite reverse operations.
C) A number which multiplies a variable.
D) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one.
  • 14. Reflection
A) A line that cuts across two or more lines.
B) To turn an object.
C) Move an item in any direction without rotating it.
D) A mirror view.
  • 15. Coordinate Plane
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
B) A plane containing two perpendicular axes (x and y) intersecting at a point called the origin (0,0).
C) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases.
D) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one.
  • 16. Evaluate
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
B) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
C) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half.
D) They have the same variables and corresponding powers.
  • 17. Transversal
A) To turn an object.
B) A mirror view.
C) A line that cuts across two or more lines.
D) Move an item in any direction without rotating it.
  • 18. Scientific Notation
A) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees).
B) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
C) They have the same variables and corresponding powers.
D) A way of writing very large or very small numbers using a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10.
  • 19. Prime Numbers
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
B) Opposite reverse operations.
C) A number that has exactly two factors. It can only be divided evenly by itself and one.
D) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
  • 20. Complementary Angles
A) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal).
B) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees.
C) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees.
D) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees.
  • 21. Rational Numbers
A) A real number that can be written as a ratio of two integers, excluding zero as a denominator, a repeating or terminating decimal, or an integer.
B) A real number that can be written as a non-repeating or nonterminating decimal, but not as a fraction.
C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
D) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half.
  • 22. Rectangular Prism
A) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases.
B) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees).
C) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half.
D) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
  • 23. Bisector
A) A number which multiplies a variable.
B) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
D) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half.
  • 24. Convex Polygon
A) A polygon: a prism with two identical, rectangular bases.
B) A polygon with no reflex angles (angles larger than 180 degrees).
C) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half.
D) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half.
  • 25. Line of Symmetry
A) A plane containing two perpendicular axes (x and y) intersecting at a point called the origin (0,0).
B) Having the same shape and the same size.
C) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
D) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half.
  • 26. Congruence
A) A number which multiplies a variable.
B) Having the same shape and the same size.
C) Divides objects into two congruent sides; in half.
D) Used to convert one unit to another.
  • 27. Interior Angles
A) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees.
B) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal).
C) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees.
D) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees.
  • 28. Supplemental Angles
A) The angle formed outside a polygon when one side is extended =180 degrees.
B) Two angles whose sum is 180 degrees.
C) Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees.
D) An angle within a polygon. An angle within two lines when they are crossed by a third line (a transversal).
  • 29. Linear Functions
A) A positive number, negative number, or zero, but not a fraction or decimal.
B) They have the same variables and corresponding powers.
C) Can be represented on a straight-line graph.
D) Having the same shape and the same size.
  • 30. Like Terms
A) A term used in algebra meaning to find a numerical value for it, to “work it out”.
B) To divide into two equal sections; to cut in half.
C) They have the same variables and corresponding powers.
D) A quarter of a circle or its circumference.
Students who took this test also took :

Created with That Quiz — the site for test creation and grading in math and other subjects.