Bartley C of E Junior School

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Winsor Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 2HR

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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 web resource is useful if you are not sure about what a term actually means (click on the image to go to the page):





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):