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 The # sign is sometimes called the number sign or the pound sign. What is its official name? A "millennium" is the Latin word for 1000 years. What is the Greek word? In an addition problem, what is the math term for the numbers being added? (In 4 + 3 = 7, what do we call 4 and 3?) What is the math term for the answer of an addition problem? (In 6 + 8 = 14, what do we call 14?) What is the math term for the symbol > or < ? What is the math term for the numeral 1 with a hundred zeros after it? What is the math term for a triangle whose sides and angles are all equal? What is the name for a four-sided two-dimensional figure? What is the name for a six-pointed figure or star? What is the name for the shortest line segment between two points in space? What is the name for an angle measuring greater than 0 degrees but less than 90 degrees? What is the name for an angle measuring greater than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees? What is the name for cutting or dividing a line segment or an angle into two equal parts? What is the name for a line segment which divides another line segment or an angle into two equal parts? What is another name for a line of symmetry? What is the name for a three-dimensional object with four faces (sides)? What is the name for a three-dimensional object with six faces (sides)? What is the name for a three-dimensional object with 20 faces (sides)? What is the "mode" of a set of numbers? What is the name for a step-by-step procedure for computing? What is the name for an orderly arrangement of objects in rows and columns? What is the name of the first number of an ordered pair of coordinates which locates a point on a plane? What is the name for a system of numbers using only two numerals, usually 0 and 1, to express all numbers? What is the name for the most distant point in an orbit? What is the name for the closest point in an orbit? What is the name for the highest point in relation to some line or plane? What is the term for a unit of length used to express wavelengths of light? What is the name of an instrument for showing the distance above sea level or land? What is the term for the system of weights used in the U.S. and Great Britain (including ounces, pounds, hundredweights, and tons)?

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