Math Dictionary For Children

Multiplicant

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multiplicant

The number that is to be multiplied. Example

Multiple

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multiples

A multiple of a given number is any number into which it will divide exactly. Examples

Multibase Arithmetic Blocks

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multibase arithmetic blocks

A set of wooden blocks used to give a concrete representation of numbers. They can be used for anybase. Examples

Minuend

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minuend

A number from which another number is to be subtracted. Example

Intercept

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intercept

When drawing graphs of equations, an intercept is the point where the equation line crosses an axis. Example

Grouping

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grouping

Putting things together into sets with the same number in each set. Example

Enlargement

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enlargement

Making bigger. Enlargement is the most commonly used transformation. It can be made in many ways: using a grid, rays, by pantograph or a photocopier.… Read More »Enlargement

Division

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quotition

Division is a mathematical operation which can be interpreted in several different ways: (i) Grouping (qutition) Examples