# Mathematical Cue Words

**Addition:** add, plus, sum, total, altogether, increased by, grew, gained, total of, combined, more than (as in, “3 more than 7 is 10”), put together, in all

**Subtraction:** minus, take away, diff erence, less than, from, remove, subtract, gives away, sells, loses, fewer than, decreased by, diff erence between

**Multiplication:** product, times, doubled (tripled, etc.), some problems give information about one and ask for total amounts (also, when dealing with multiplication of fractions, of usually means to multiply)

**Division:** quotient, percent of, per, ratio, division, separated into, cut into, divided by, shared equally by, some problems tell about many and ask about one Equals: comes to, is, totals

## Notes:

**Folksonomies:** education math word problems

**Taxonomies:**

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/science/mathematics/arithmetic (0.314166)

**Keywords:**

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**Concepts:**

Elementary arithmetic (0.982845): dbpedia | freebase

Division (0.815806): dbpedia | freebase | yago

Integer (0.780838): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Multiplication (0.688911): dbpedia | freebase

Addition (0.620175): dbpedia | freebase

Abacus (0.565800): dbpedia | freebase

Mathematics (0.544369): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Arithmetic (0.541065): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Binary operations (0.533390): dbpedia

Quotient (0.524510): dbpedia | freebase

Slide rule (0.494646): dbpedia | freebase

Negative and non-negative numbers (0.478814): dbpedia | opencyc

Group (0.454242): dbpedia | freebase

Divisor (0.451545): dbpedia | freebase

Calculator (0.437807): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Real number (0.436851): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Matrix (0.428914): dbpedia | freebase | yago

Modular arithmetic (0.418178): dbpedia | freebase | yago

Field (0.394646): dbpedia | freebase

Fraction (0.383820): dbpedia | freebase | yago

Subtraction (0.382975): dbpedia | freebase

Product (0.378560): dbpedia | freebase

Natural number (0.322602): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Plus and minus signs (0.320164): dbpedia | freebase

Binary relation (0.309890): dbpedia | freebase | yago

Algebra (0.309248): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

Multiplicative inverse (0.308785): dbpedia | freebase

Remainder (0.300653): dbpedia | freebase

Mathematical notation (0.290456): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

**Learning to Love Math**

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**Book:**Willis, Judy (2010)

*, Learning to Love Math*, ASCD, Alexandria, VA, Retrieved on 2016-09-02

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