# 2.7: Mathematical Symbols to Represent Words

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Addition |
Words such as gain, more, sum, total, increase, and plus all mean to use addition or to add. |

Algebraic Expression |
An expression that has numbers, operations and variables, but no equals sign. |

division |
Division is a simplified form of repeated subtraction. Division is used to determine the number of times that one term may be subtracted from another before reaching zero. Phrases such as 'the quotient of', 'divided equally', and 'per' all mean to use division or to divide. |

Multiplication |
Terms such as: the product of, double, twice, triple, fraction of, percent of, and times all mean to use multiplication or to multiply. |

subtraction |
Subtraction is an operation used to determine the difference between values. It is the same as adding the opposite, the additive inverse, of a number. Words such as the difference between, minus, decrease, less, fewer, loss all mean to use subtraction. |

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This concept explores mathematical symbols and their word translations.

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Apr 30, 2013
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