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Maths Action Words - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Equals

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF, Word | 5 pages | Years: F - 7

A set of five posters each with a list of maths action words relating to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and equals.

A set of educational posters highlighting different words for each maths operations.

Addition:

  • add
  • altogether
  • both
  • combined
  • how many
  • increase
  • join
  • plus
  • sum
  • together
  • total
  • and

Subtraction:

  • deduct
  • detract
  • decrease by
  • difference
  • how many more?
  • how many left?
  • left over
  • less than
  • minus
  • reduce
  • remains
  • remove
  • subtract
  • take away

Multiplication:

  • as much
  • by
  • equal groups
  • groups of
  • lots of
  • multiply
  • multiplied by
  • per
  • product of
  • times

Division:

  • average
  • divide
  • each
  • equal parts
  • evenly
  • every
  • out of
  • quotient
  • ratio
  • shared equally
  • split

Equals:

  • balanced
  • equal
  • equivalent
  • even
  • gives
  • identical
  • is
  • matches
  • same
  • yields

 

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  • Soph Allison
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    Well done, although it would be nice in word

    • Paul (Teach Starter)
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      Thanks for your comment, Soph! We have received your change request and will get right onto it!

  • Zuriette Du Plessis
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    A great resource with a good variety of key words. Well done!

    • Janeen
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      Hi Zuriette It's our pleasure to provide you with resources like this! So glad it is useful for you. Kind regards Janeen

  • Caitlin Berghofer
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    Fantastic! Just what I was looking for

    • Stephanie (Teach Starter)
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      Thank you for this positive feedback, Caitlin! We're so pleased that you are finding this resource helpful in your classroom.

  • Sharon Hayman
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    Could you please make a black and white set with a thinner font for students with vision and reading issues. I want to put them in Maths exercise book. or make it a customizable product

    • Kristian
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      Hi Sharon, Thanks for your suggestion. Please feel free to request a resource here: https://www.teachstarter.com/request-a-resource/ Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community. We create the top request each week. Please let me know if you have any further questions, I'm more than happy to help. Kind regards, Kristian

  • Delwyn Wilson
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    thank you x

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      No problem at all Delwyn. Thanks for downloading!

  • ·

    Thanks for your feedback Kirsti!

  • Karen Fennell
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    Thankyou

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      You're welcome Karen!

  • kirsti freeman
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    Great resources have seen these work in the classroom.

  • Asonia Rice
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    Hi, I just noticed that all posters have 'maths' except addition that reads 'math'.

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      Hi Asonia, Thanks for spotting that! Please download the correct version now. Kind regards, Scott

  • Natalie Patrick
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    Thank you for adding equals. Completes the set wonderfully!

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    Thanks for the suggestion. You can download the posters, including 'Equals', now!

  • Northview State School
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    Did you make one for equals as I think this is imperative. The equal symbol has numerous synonyms i.e. same as, balance etc.