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Must-know Math Words and Phrases

Must-know Math Words and Phrases

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math (n)
My favorite subject in school is math.
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math (n)
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formula (n)
Do you know the formula for the volume of a sphere?
formula (n)
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equation (n)
The student solved the equation.
equation (n)
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function (n)
A function represents the relationship between two variables.
function (n)
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plus (n)
One plus one is two.
plus (n)
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minus (n)
Eight minus one is seven.
minus (n)
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percent (n)
Fifty percent of twelve is six.
percent (n)
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point (n)
one point zero three
point (n)
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times (n)
Three times three is nine.
times (n)
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divide (v)
Ten divided by two is five.
divide (v)
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equal (v)
Five plus five equals ten.
equal (v)
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fourth (n)
When converted into a fraction, seventy-five percent becomes three-fourths.
fourth (n)
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half (n)
The recipe called for one and a half teaspoons of sugar.
half (n)
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remainder (n)
If you divide fourteen by three, the quotient is four with a remainder of two.
remainder (n)
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calculate (v)
Can you calculate the cost of the groceries?
calculate (v)
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variable (n)
In math problems, the variables are usually represented by the letters "x" and "y."
variable (n)
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even (adj)
The number 8 is an example of an even number.
even (adj)
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odd (adj)
The number 11 is an example of an odd number.
odd (adj)
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number (n)
The numbers 11 and 17 are both prime numbers.
number (n)
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solution (n)
If we simplify the equation, the solution is obvious.
solution (n)
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avatar EnglishClass101.com Monday at 3:09 pm

Hi Listeners! Do you like math? What word would you add to this list? Let us know!

avatar EnglishClass101.com Thursday at 4:18 pm

Hi Studentka and Janó,

I’m glad the list is to your liking :thumbs:

Kellie
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avatar Janó Monday at 9:21 pm

I ❤️️ THIS VOCAB LIST!!!!😄:thumbsup:

avatar Studentka Monday at 2:21 am

Hi, Thank ´s for your list. I liked Maths at the primary school very much, because I had a nice teacher. It was sometimes difficult at the secondary school and at the university. But studying Hard and good friends helped to understand and pass the exams. Bye, studentka Jitka.