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

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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.

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

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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