Elementary Academic Words

Words for students from kindergarten to grade 8, each grade has 4 lists: art, math, science, and social. They are essential vocabulary for elementary academic classes.

Grade 6: Word List - Math
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base number  Read Word
the number that is going to be raised to a power
circumference  Read Word
boundary line of a circle, figure, area, or object
complement  Read Word
complete; consummate; make perfect
convert  Read Word
change something into another form; transform
coordinate plane  Read Word
coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates
diameter  Read Word
length of straight line passing through the center of a circle and connecting two points on the circumference
evaluate  Read Word
judge; examine and judge carefully; appraise
factorization  Read Word
the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
non-terminating decimal  Read Word
a decimal numeral that does not terminate in an infinite sequence
numerical expression  Read Word
combines numbers, variables, or constants using operators
pi  Read Word
the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter; equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
plane figure  Read Word
a two-dimensional shape
prime factor  Read Word
the prime factors of a quantity are all of the prime quantities that will exactly divide the given quantity
radius  Read Word
right line drawn or extending from the center of a circle to the periphery
reciprocal  Read Word
concerning each of two or more persons or things; exchangeable; interacting
sequences  Read Word
the action of following in order; serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
similarity  Read Word
the quality of being similar
simplify  Read Word
make simple; make less complex; make clear by giving the explanation for
square units  Read Word
unit used to measure area
substitution  Read Word
the act of putting one thing or person in the place of another; an event in which one thing is substituted for another
supplement  Read Word
add as something seems insufficient; complement; extension; addition
terminating decimal  Read Word
a number that stops dividing after a number of decimal points and is as a result a rational number