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Calculations vocabulary for math

Have you ever taken a maths lesson in English? Do you know the right vocabulary to talk about mathematics?

Let’s take a look at some basic math terms:

Numbers

0: zero

1: one

2: two

3: three

4: four

5: five

6: six

7: seven

8: eight

9: nice

10: ten

11: eleven

12: twelve

13: thirteen

14: fourteen

15: fifteen

16: sixteen

17: seventeen

18: eighteen

19: nineteen

20: twenty

Signs

Plus or Add (+): Tính cộng

Two plus two is four. (2 + 2 = 4)
Five add five is ten. (5 + 5 = 10)

Minus, Subtract or Take Away (-): Tính trừ

Six minus two is four (6 – 2 = 4)
Ten subtract five is five (10 – 5 = 5) Nine take away eight is one (9 – 8 = 1)
Eight take away three is five (8 – 3 = 5)

Percent (%): Lấy phần trăm

Twenty-five percent of eight is two.
The unemployment rate in the USA is six percent.

Decimal Point (.): Dấu chấm thập phân

A number less than one that is written as one or more numbers after a decimal point:
10.1
4.345

Times or Multiply (x): Tính nhân

Three times three is nine (3 x 3 = 9)
Four multiplied by two is eight (4 x 2 = 8)

Divide (÷ hoặc /): Tính chia

Divide 8 by 2 is four (8 ÷ 2 = 4).
Ten divided by two is five (10 ÷ 2 = 5)

Equals / Equal to or Is (=): Bằng

Five plus five equals ten (5 + 5 = 10)
Three times three is nine (3 x 3 = 9)

Post in the same topic: Practice Calculations vocabulary for math

Now choose the missing maths vocabulary to complete these simple problems:

1) Ten ___ ten equals twenty (10…10 = 20).

Mười____ mười bằng hai mươi.

is
minus

plus

2) Five ___ five is zero (5…5 = 0).

Năm____ năm bằng không.

Multiply

Minus

Add

3) Twenty ___ by five is four (20…5 = 4).

Hai mươi____ năm bằng / được bốn.

take away

divided

multiplied

4) Three ___ four is twelve (3…4 = 12).

Ba____ bốn bằng mười hai.

minus

times

add

5) Six __ two is eight (6…2 = 8).

Sáu___ hai bằng tám.

divided

minus

add

6) Twelve ___ by four equals three (12…4 = 3).

Mười hai____ bốn bằng 3.

divided

add

divide

7) Ten ___ of a hundred is ten (10…100 = 10).

Mười _____ của một trăm là mười.

divide

subtract

percent

8) Three plus two _____ five (3 + 2 … 5).

Ba cộng hai ____ năm.

minus

plus

equals

Write name of the numbers or signs.

1) 2 x 3 = 6                     10 – 9 = 1             15 : 5 = 3              4 % 20 = 8

2) 2 … 3 = 5                   11 – 7 = …            12 : … = 4            16….3 … 13

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