Basic Math — Addition

The Basic Operations

In basic mathematics there are many ways of saying the same thing:

Words Used
Addition, Add, Sum, Plus, Increase, Total
Subtraction, Subtract, Minus, Less, Difference, Decrease, Take Away, Deduct
Multiplication, Multiply, Product, By, Times, Lots Of
Division, Divide, Quotient, Goes Into, How Many Times

Addition is…

…bringing two or more numbers (or things) together to make a new total.

The numbers to be added together are called the “Addends addition