Math Access for Teachers and Home Child Care Providers 
A 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Above  In extended space over and not touching; at a higher level than
Actual  Exist in act or fact; real
Add  Increase in amount or number
After  Behind in position or place; later in time than
Amount  The total or sumAfternoon  The time from noon or lunchtime to evening
All done  Finished
Altogether  In total
Around  On every side of
Ascending  Arranged from smallest to largest
Attribute  A characteristic like size, shape, or color
B 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Balance  To make equal or to be equal
Bar Graph  A graph using parallel bars of varying lengths to demonstrate an amount or quantity
Before  In front of
Behind  At the back of
Big  Of considerable size
Bye bye  An expression used when departing another's company
C 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Calculate  To determine the amount or number of something
Certain  Inevitable; will definitely happen
Characteristics/Attributes  Qualities or features of someone or something
Circle  A 2dimensional shape made by drawing a curve that is always the same distance from the center
Classify  To arrange a group of people or things items in classes or categories according to shared charateristics and providing a name to the grouping
Clock  Measures time
Closed  To move from an open position
Clue  A piece of evidence or information used to solve a problem
Collect  To bring together in a group; gather
Compare  To esimate, measure or note the similarity or dissimilarity between two or more things
Conclusion  The end or close; the final decision
Cone  A solid shape with a circular base and a curved surface that tapers to a point
Corresponding  Similar in function and form
Count  To identify the amount of something by number
Crescent  The shape of the visible part of the moon when it is less than half full; a shape that is a single curve that is broad in the center and tapers to a point at each end
Cube  A solid shape that has 6 square faces all equal in size, 8 vertices, and 12 equal edges
Cylinder  A solid shape with one curved surface and two identical bases
D 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Data  Facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis
Descending order  Arranged from largest to smallest
Diagonal  In a slanted direction
Diamond  A rhombus where all 4 sides are equal
Difference  The distance between two numbers (subtraction)
Different  Not similar in size, shape, color or other characteristic
Dime  A coin worth 10 cents (a tenth of a dollar)
Direction  The course or path on which something or someone is moving
Distance  The length between two points
Divide  To separate or to be separated into parts
Down  To direct or move to a lower place or position
E 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Edge  The side of a polygon where two faces of a solid figure meet
Eighth  One of eight equal parts of the shape
Equal shares  To divide a whole fairly and equally; fair distribution
Equals  To be the same in number or amount
Estimate  To form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the amount, worth, size, weight, etc., of; to calculate approximately
Even  Number that is divisible by 2; numbers that end in 0, 2, 4, 6 & 8
Evening  The period of time at the end of the day, usually from about 6 p.m. to bedtime
F 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Face  A flat surface of a 3dimensional shape
Far  Over a large expanse of space or time
Fewest  A small number of, opposite of the term "most"
First  An ordinal number; number one; the beginning one.Flip  To turn over
Fourth  One of four equal parts of the shape
Fraction  Any part of a group
Front of  To locate before or ahead of
G 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Get ready  To prepare for an event or action
Go  To move from place or point to another
Graph  A diagram that exhibits a relationship between two sets of numbers as a set of points having coordinates determined by the relationship
Greatest amount  Largest amount; the one with the most
Greater than  More than; shows relationship between numbers
Groups  A number of things or people that are located close together or are classed together
Growing pattern  A pattern that shows an increasing or decreasing sequence and is used to help children analyze mathematical changes
H 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Half  One of two equal parts of the shape
Heart  A shape that is comprised of two circles touching along a horizontal axis and the union of a V shape centered at the bottom of the circles (♥)
Heavier  To have greater weight
Height  The measurement from top to bottom. Usually the terms tall (taller, tallest) and short (shorter, shortest) are used when referring to height
Hello  An expression used as a greeting when meeting or seeing someone
Hexagon  A shape with six straight sides and six corners
Horizontal  Parallel to the plane of the horizon
How many  The total or sum
Hour  A period of time equal to a twentyfourth part of a day and night and divided into 60 minutes
I 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Identify  Establish or indicate who or what (someone or something) is
Impossible  No chance; will not happen
In common  To share equally
Inch  A unit for measuring length
Increase  To get larger in size or number
Inside  Interior, in something
L 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Label  A descriptive term
Least  To have the smallest quantity or number
Length  The longest extent of anything as measured from end to end
Length of time  The extent or duration
Less  Not as many as
Less than  A value that is smaller in number
Lighter  Having less weight than
Line of Symmetry  To divide an object or design in half so that both sides are the same
Little  Small in size
Longer than  To have an extended duration of time comparatively
Long, Longer, Longest  Comparison words for length
M 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Measure  Use of standard units to find out size or quantity in regard to length, breadth, height, area, mass, weight, volume, capacity, temperature, and time
Middle  A point dividing a line segment or group in half
Minute  A period of time equal to sixty seconds or a sixtieth of an hour
More than  A value that is higher or greater in number
More than, Less than, The same  Words used to compare quantity
Morning  The period of time from sunrise to noon
Most  To have the greatest quantity or number
N 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Next to  Beside, along
Near  Close to
Nickel  A coin worth 5 cents (a fifth of a dollar)
Night  The period of darkness in each twentyfour hours; the time from sunset to sunrise
Nonstandard  Other than standard
Number  Used to describe quantities or values
Number line  A line marked with numbers.
Numeral  The symbol used to represent a number or "how many"
Numerical order  A number sequence that is arranged together in a systematic form
O 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Octagon  A polygon with 8 sides. A stop sign is a octagon
Odd  A number that is not evenly divisible by 2; numbers that end in 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9
On  To position at the upper surface of, touching from above
Open  To move from a closed position
Ordinal numbers  Numbers that shows place or position (e.g., 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)
Oval  A stretched out circle that is shaped like an egg
Over  To extend directly upward from
P 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Pattern  Something that repeats more than once
Penny  One cent
Pentagon  A polygon with 5 sides
Plus  The addition of
Point  An exact position or location
Polygon  A plane shape having 3 or more straight sides
Positional words  Words allow you to follow and give directions and to use language precisely
Possible  A chance that something might happen
Predict  To guess what will happen next
Prism  A solid 3dimensional shape with two identical bases and with sides that are parallelograms
Probability  The chance that something is going to happen
Q 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Quadrilateral  A polygon with 4 sides
Quarter  A coin worth 25 cents (a quarter of a dollar)
R 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Recognition of numerals  To identify numbers by word of symbol
Record  To write down or indicate
Rectangle A 4sided flat shape with straight sides where all interior angles are right angles (90°). Also opposite sides are parallel and of equal length.
Example: A square is a special type of rectangle.
Relative positioning  Where one object is in relation to another object
Remain  Amount left over
Repeating  To do or make again and again
Represents  To show or stand for
Round  To be shaped like a circle
S 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Same  Identical in kind or quantity
Second  An ordinal number; the position after first; a unit of tie
Sequence  An ordered set of numbers, shapes, or other mathematical objects arranged according to a rule
Shape  A form or outline
Short, Shorter, Shortest  Comparison words for length
Shorter than  To have less time or length comparatively
Similar  To have like attributes
Skip count  To count forwards or backwards in multiples or intervals of a given number
Slide  To move an item in any direction without rotating it
Small  Decreased in size
Sort  To seperate items according to a given attribute
Sphere  A ball; a 3dimensional solid that is perfectly round
Square  A shape with four straight sides that are the same length or size and four corners
Squarebased pyramid  A pyramid with four triangular faces and one square face
Standard  Something considered by an authority or by general consent a basis of comparison (for example, rulers, cup measurers, scale)
Star  A pointy shape that has four or more pointed parts coming out from a center at equal distances
Subtract  To take one quantity away from another
Survey  A method of collecting data by asking people questions
Symmetry  When two sides of the whole are exactly like one another
T 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Take away  To remove something
Tall, Taller, Tallest  To use to compare stature/height
Tally  To use marks to record counting; to count by 5s to get the total
Tetrahedron  A pyramid with four faces that are all triangles
Threedimensional  A shape having 3 dimensions (length, width, and height)
Through  To move in one side and out of the other side
Time  The measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues
Timeline  A graphic representation of the passage of time as a line
Total  The complete amount of items counted
Travel  To move from one place to another
Triangle  A pointy shape with three sides and three corners
Turn  To rotate around a point
Twodimensional  A shape having 2 dimensions (width and length)
U 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Under  In a lower level than
Up  Toward the sky or higher position
V 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Vertical  In an updown position; upright
Vertice  The corner; the point where the edges of a solid figure meet
W 

Below are definitions of math terms as used in MATH lessons.
Weigh  To measure according to weight
Whole  All the parts; all, everything, total amount
Width  The extent from side to side or breadth
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