Mathematical Vocabulary


A lot of the time mathematics is confusing because of the language which is included in the maths.

For example when a teacher says 'Draw a table' should it look like this


          or this                  ????


The following website is great if you are not sure about what a term actually means (click on the image to go to the page):


Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather




Also available from this site are a range of posters illustrating examples of mathematical concepts which could be used for revision as well (again, click on the image):


A Maths Dictionary for Kids 2011 by Jenny Eather



If you need any more help please get in touch. Our mathematics dictionaries may have a little more detail!  


Alternatively, a fantastic purchase is the Usborne Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary (click on the image to go to the Amazon page.  The book is also widely available on other sites):