Terms in this set (15)

  • addition
    An operation in which we combine two numbers to make a larger one.
  • subtraction
    An operation in which we take away 1 number from another to get a smaller number
  • multiplication
    An operation used for the shortening of repeated addition
  • division
    An operation in which we make parts out of a number, which are equal
  • equal
    (adj.) the same in number, amount, degree, rank or quality
  • sum
    the answer to an addition question
  • difference
    the answer to a subtraction question
  • product
    the answer to a multiplication question
  • quotient
    the answer to a division question
  • digit
    a single number
  • problem
    a question proposed for solution
  • number
    a word or symbol that stands for a specific amount or quantity
  • calculator
    a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
  • addend
    n. Something added, or to be added.
  • mathematics
    the study or science of numbers and shapes