Numbers and Symbols for mathematics

Can you Addition, Subtraction, Division and do your Multiplication tables? Learning English for math means learning numbers, words, and symbols.

Numbers and Symbols

Addition (+)

Five plus three equals eight. One and six is seven.

1 + 2 = 3

Subtraction (-)

Three minus two equals one. Eighteen subtract four is fourteen.

7 – 6 = 1

Multiplication (x)

Seven times three equals twenty-one. Two multiplied by three is twelve.

5 x 6 = 30

Division (÷)

Six divided by three equals two. Five goes into fifteen three times.

9 ÷ 3 = 3

Other Math’s Symbols:

1. Less than (<)
2. Greater than (>)
3. Fractions (¼)
4. Percent (%)
5. Degrees (90°)
6. Decimals (1.666)

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