Key Words for Math Problems

                                     Key Words for Math Problems

Additionincreased by,  added to, in all,  total of, both,                   how many more than, combined, together, sum, plus, and, additional, extra

decreased by, used
minus, less, remaining
difference between/of
less than, left                                                                   

fewer than words ending in er (heavier, longer)

times, multiplied by
product of
increased/decreased by a factor                                             
of every, at this rate

Divisionper, find      per     ,  a
out of, each, average, equal pieces
ratio of, quotient of, shared
percent (divide by 100)
Equalsis, are, was, were, will be
gives, yields
sold for