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abacus
An instrument for calculating.

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acute angle
An acute angle is an angle less than 90° which can appear sharp.

acute angle

For example. . 3 + 4 = 7.3 add To put numbers together.

3 + 7 + 8 = 18 (addends) (sum) . For example.4 addend Any number which is added to obtain the sum.

.5 addition The act of adding ( + ).

B. AB and BC are adjacent because they have a common vertex. Adjacent sides of a triangle have a common vertex.6 adjacent Next to. a c b .

7 Algebra Part of Mathematics that involves reasoning by the use of symbols to discover unknown values. . x + 10 = 26. For example. x=16.

457 + 94 --------989 . For example.57 --------659 x 35 --------- .8 algorithm The setting out of mathematical problem in a certain way.

ante meridiem (the morning). .m.9 a. Any time from midnight to noon.

10 analogue clock A clock face with numbers 1 to 12 and two hands. .

11 angle The amount of turn between two lines around a common point. A figure made of two rays with a common end point. ray amount of turn vertex ray .

.12 annual An event that happens once every year.

.13 anti-clockwise The opposite direction to the normal movement of a clock.

14 apex The opposite direction to the normal movement of a clock. apex .

.15 approximation To make an estimate of an amount. For example. 896 x 6 can be rounded to 900 x 6 to give an approximation of about 5400.

16 arc A section of a curve with two end points. arc .

For example. hectares. . Area = 12 m² 4m 3m Area can be measured in cm². km².17 area The surface covered by any 2D shape. m².

.18 arm A term often used to describe the rays that form an angle.

11. 5. 18 21. 11. 5. For example. 15. 21. 25. 25. .19 ascending order To replace numbers in increasing order from the smallest to the largest. 18. 2 15 becomes 2.

. colour. shape. number of sides. shapes can be classified according to size.20 attribute Any characteristics that can be attributed to a shape when classifying. For example. thickness.

14.21 average The total of a series of numbers divided by the amount of numbers in the group. to find the average of 16. add 16 + 23 + 14 + 35 + 12 and divided by 5 (number of scores). The average is 20. . For example. 23. 35. 12.

22 axis A line which divides a shape in half. The vertical and horizontal axes of a graph.. Example 1: Example 2. vertical axis horizontal axis .

23 axes of symmetry Also referred to as line of symmetry. . The imaginary lines that when a shape is folded along its both sides will match.

24 MATHS VOCABULARY jinky_dabon .

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