Learn the English names for common shapes and mathematical terms, as well as how to say fractions.

## Mathematical terms

addition |

subtraction |

multiplication |

division |

to add |

to subtract or to take away |

to multiply |

to divide |

to calculate |

total |

arithmetic |

algebra |

geometry |

calculus |

statistics |

integer |

even number |

odd number |

prime number |

fraction |

decimal |

decimal point |

percent |

percentage |

theorem |

proof |

problem |

solution |

formula |

equation |

graph |

axis |

average |

correlation |

probability |

dimensions |

area |

circumference |

diameter |

radius |

length |

height |

width |

perimeter |

angle |

right angle |

line |

straight line |

curve |

parallel |

tangent |

volume |

English vocabulary | |
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Materials |
Weights and measures
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## Shapes

circle |

triangle |

square |

rectangle |

pentagon |

hexagon |

octagon |

oval |

star |

polygon |

cone |

cube |

cylinder |

pyramid |

sphere |

## Fractions

1⁄2 |

1⁄3 |

1⁄4 |

1⁄5 |

1⁄6 |

2⁄3 |

3⁄4 |

1⁄8 |

1⁄10 |

1⁄100 |

1¼ |

1½ |

1¾ |

2¼ |

2½ |

2¾ |

3¼ |

3½ |

3¾ |

## Reading sums

plus |

minus |

times or multiplied by |

divided by |

squared |

cubed |

square root |

equals |