array: an arrangement of objects in equal columns and rows
area: the number of square units needed to cover a surface
Associative Property of Multiplication: 3 x 5 x 2 can be found by 3 x 5 = 15, then 15 x 2= 30 or by 5 x 2 = 10, then 3 x 10 = 30
Commutative Property of Multiplication: a property of multiplication in which the product stays the same when the order of the factors is changed (i.e., a x b = b x a)
Distributive Property of Multiplication: multiplying a number is the same as multiplying its addends by the number then adding the products
dividend: the number being divided
divisor: the number by which a dividend is being divided

factor: the numbers or terms multiplied in an expression. (a factor times a factor equals the product)
multiple: the product when numbers are multiplied together
partition: a division into or distribution in portions or shares
product: the result of multiplying one factor times another factor 8 x 8 = 64
square unit: a unit for measuring area such as square inch, square centimeter, or square mile
quotient: the result of division 24/3 = 8
