# What are the keywords for addition and subtraction?

## What are the keywords for addition and subtraction?

Keywords like sum, add, combine, and more than indicate addition. Keywords like minus, difference, fewer, and take away indicate subtraction.

## What are some key words for addition?

Addition-sum, altogether, all, in all, together, total, total number, add, increase, increased by, more than. Subtraction-minus, greater than, take away, fewer than, less than, subtract, decreased by. Multiplication-product, multiply, multiplied by, times.

**What are 3 keywords for identifying division in a word problem?**

Division Word Problems — Examples & Practice. Word problems will often use “cut/split into,” “average,” or “per” to denote division.

**What are the terms in an addition problem?**

Addends are the numbers that are added together. Sum is the answer you get when you add numbers together. We write a plus sign (+) in between two addends, and an equal sign before the sum.

### When do you learn addition and subtraction word problems?

Addition and subtraction word problems are commonly taught in Year 2 (Key Stage 1 in the UK) or second grade (in the USA). The strategy to solve word problems is to firstly, write out the numbers involved and secondly, to decide which operation to use by reading the keywords in the question.

### Which is an example of a subtraction keyword?

Some common subtraction keywords are: How many are left / remain? Words ending in ‘er’, such as shorter, longer, faster. Here is our first example of a word problem. William has 20 counters and is given 7 more . How many does he have in total ? We can see that we have the two addition keywords which are: ‘ more ‘ and ‘ total ‘.

**What are the key words for Division and subtraction?**

4 Cards in this Set Multiplication Key Words Multiplied Times Total Of Per Product Tr Division Key Words Divided (equally) Split Each Cut Equal P Addition Key Words Sum Plus Add And Total Increase More Ext Subtraction Key Words Less than More than Decrease Difference

**How many types of addition and subtraction are there?**

Students who can interpret this as 14 – 2 = 12 are well on their way to understanding addition and subtraction. The following is based on work by Anne Newman 1 . Errors that students make in word problems can be categorized under one of five types: