Mathematical vocabulary

calculator When we add, we use the word plus. Example: 5 + 10 = 15: Five plus ten is fifteen.

When we subtract, we use the word minus. Example: 15 – 10 = 5: Fifteen minus ten is five.

When we divide, we use the word divide. Example: 60/12 = 5: Sixty divided by twelve is 5.

When we multiply, we use the word multiply. Example: 12 X 5= 60 Twelve multiplied by five is sixty. Or, more often, we use the word times: For example: Twelve times five is sixty.