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):