Math Key Words



Math Key Words

Addition Words

1. Add

2. Altogether

3. Both

4. In all

5. Sum

6. Total



Subtraction Words

1. Difference

2. Fewer

3. How many more

4. How much more

5. Left

6. Less: Debra bought apples for $3.20 and oranges for $4.23. How much less did the apples cost?

7. Minus

8. Need to

9. Remains

10. Subtract

10. Words ending with "er"; higher, longer, faster, heavier, larger, shorter, slower, farther, etc. Example: Jean's apple weighs 100 grams, and Karen's apple weighs 80 grams. How much heavier is Jean's apple?



Multiplication Words

1. Times: Maria ran around the track 5 times. It took her 5 minutes to run around the track. How many minutes did she run?

2. Every: Kim buys 2 apples everyday. How many apples does she buy in a week?

3. At this rate: Ed reads 25 words per minute. At this rate, how many words does he read in one hour?