Spelling Words March 25-29, 2019

disappear, improper, miscommunication, antisocial, import, export, invisible, distrust, mislead, disagree, fraction, improper, equivalent, numerator, denominator

**Disappear**: **:** to stop being visible **:** to pass out of sight (ex: The moon *disappeared* [=*vanished*] behind a cloud. The two men *disappeared* around the corner.)

**Miscommunication**: failure to communicate adequately.

**Antisocial**: not friendly to other people (ex: My neighbor is *antisocial*. She’s not being *antisocial*; she’s just shy at parties.)

**Import**: to bring a product into a country to be sold; (ex: a dealer who *imports* cars from Italy to the U.S.”

**Export**: to send a product to be sold in another country; (ex: countries that *export* oil to the U.S.)

**Invisible**: impossible to see **:** not visible (ex: Sound waves are *invisible*.; With the telescope we can see details of the planet’s surface that are ordinarily *invisible*.)

**Distrust**: to have no trust or confidence in (someone or something)

**Mislead**: to cause (someone) to believe something that is not true; (ex: Don’t be *misled* [=*fooled*] by his friendly appearance—he’s really a ruthless competitor.)

**Disagree**: to have a different opinion **:** to fail to agree; (ex: I think that I should sell my car, but he *disagrees*.)

**Fraction**: a number (such as ¹/₂ or ³/₄) which indicates that one number is being divided by another; a part or amount of something

**Improper**: (i.e. improper fraction) a fraction in which the numerator is greater than the denominator, such as 5/4.

**Equivalent**: having the same value, use, meaning, etc.; (ex: ½ = 2/4)

**Numerator**: the number in a fraction that is above the line and that is divided by the number below the line; (ex: The *numerator* in the fraction ³/₅ is 3.)

**Denominator**: the number in a fraction that is below the line and that divides the number above the line; (ex: In the fraction ²/₃, the numerator is 2 and the *denominator* is 3.)