Get Math Mammoth PRINTED books & CDs at 20% off at Rainbow Resource Center! This sale runs till September 23, 2019.

-->
^

# Terminology for the basic operations and writing algebraic expressions from words

Learn the basic terminology for the four operations!

In addition, we have addends and a sum.
In subtraction, we have a minuend, subtrahend, and difference.
In multiplication, there are factors and the product.
In division, we have a dividend divided by a divisor, giving the quotient.

Besides learning the terms, we also practice writing simple algebraic expressions from word phrases that use those terms. For example, we write an expression for "the quotient of the quantity (2 + 8) and the quantity (1 + 3)", and for "The difference of 5 and y divided by the sum 2 + 4", and other similar expressions.

Introduction to inequalities — video lesson

Math Mammoth Grade 6 curriculum

Back to 6th grade videos index

Back to the index of all videos

WAIT!

Receive my monthly collection of math tips & resources directly in your inbox — and get a FREE Math Mammoth book!

We respect your email privacy.
You can unsubscribe at any time.

### Math Mammoth Tour

Confused about the different options? Take a virtual email tour around Math Mammoth! You'll receive:

An initial email to download your GIFT of over 400 free worksheets and sample pages from my books. Six other "TOURSTOP" emails that explain the important things and commonly asked questions concerning Math Mammoth curriculum. (Find out the differences between all these different-colored series!)

This way, you'll have time to digest the information over one or two weeks, plus an opportunity to ask me personally about the curriculum.
A monthly collection of math teaching tips & Math Mammoth updates (unsubscribe any time)
We respect your email privacy.

Note: You will FIRST get an email that asks you to confirm your email address. If you cannot find this confirmation email, please check your SPAM/JUNK folder.

### "Mini" Math Teaching Course

This is a little "virtual" 2-week course, where you will receive emails on important topics on teaching math, including:

- How to help a student who is behind
- Troubles with word problems
- Teaching multiplication tables
- Why fractions are so difficult
- The value of mistakes
- Should you use timed tests
- And more!

You will also receive:

A GIFT of over 400 free worksheets and sample pages from my books right in the very beginning. A monthly collection of math teaching tips & Math Mammoth updates (unsubscribe any time)
We respect your email privacy.

Note: You will FIRST get an email that asks you to confirm your email address. If you cannot find this confirmation email, please check your SPAM/JUNK folder.

### Maria's Math Tips

Enter your email to receive math teaching tips, resources, Math Mammoth news & sales, humor, and more! I tend to send out these tips about once monthly, near the beginning of the month, but occasionally you may hear from me twice per month (and sometimes less often).

You will also receive:

• A GIFT of over 400 free worksheets and sample pages from my books.
We respect your email privacy.