Please help your child use and understand these terms.
add – find the sum of two or more numbers; find how many in all
addends – numbers that are added to form a sum
addition sentence – a number sentence (equation) where one number is added to another
a.m. – the time from midnight to one minute before noon
compare – to describe whether amounts or sizes are equal to, less than, or greater than each other
difference – the answer to a subtraction problem
doubles plus one – EXAMPLE: Use doubles fact 5+5=10 to quickly solve 5+6=11.
doubles minus one – EXAMPLE: Use doubles fact 7+7=14 to quickly solve 7+6=13.
fewer – smaller quantity or amount
greater than – (>) having a value that is more than another
is equal to (=) is a number or amount that is the same as another
less than (<) having a value or quantity that is not as much as another
minus – a symbol that shows subtraction
order – sequence or arrangement of things
plus (+) added to
place value = the value given to a digit in a number based on it’s position in the number. (Ex. 45 = 4 tens and 5 ones.)
p.m. – the time from noon to one minute before midnight
subtract – to take away objects from a group
subtraction sentence – a number sentence where one number is subtracted from another
sum – the answer to an addition problem
zero – a number that does not change the number it is added to; a whole number that means none
add altogether both in all
sum total raise sum
plus together combine join
increase in all How many?
difference fewer left used
minus subtract lost
ate flew away hopped away
How much more? How many are left?
How many more?