Basic operations

There are 4 basic operations. The graphic organizer below shows what these operations are along with some other important terms.






Teachers! Use this graphic organizer to easily help your students understand this important math concept.

Basic OperationsThe 4 Basic Operations


Basic operations key terms explained



Addition:

Addends:  the numbers being added.

Sum: the answer to the addition problem.



Subtraction:

Minuend: the number you are subtracting from.

Subtrahend: the number that is to be subtracted from the minuend.

Difference : the answer to the subtraction problem.

Multiplication:

Factors: the numbers being multiplied.

Product: the answer to the multiplication problem.

Division:

Dividend: the number you need to divide.

Divisor: the number you will use to divide.

Quotient: the answer to the division problem.

Remainder: a leftover when the dividend could not be divided evenly.





Recent Articles

  1. Linear Parent Function

    Nov 20, 17 11:18 AM

    What is a linear parent function? Crystal clear explanation.

    Read More

New math lessons

Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.

            Follow me on Pinterest





Recent Lessons

  1. Linear Parent Function

    Nov 20, 17 11:18 AM

    What is a linear parent function? Crystal clear explanation.

    Read More

  Our Top Pages

Formula for percentage

Compatible numbers

Basic math test

Basic math formulas

Types of angles

Math problem solver

Algebra word problems

Surface area of a cube

Finding the average 

Scale drawings

Tough Algebra Word Problems.

If you can solve these problems with no help, you must be a genius!


Everything you need to prepare for an important exam!

K-12 tests, GED math test, basic math tests, geometry tests, algebra tests. 


Real Life Math Skills

Learn about investing money, budgeting your money, paying taxes, mortgage loans, and even the math involved in playing baseball.

 Recommended

Scientific Notation Quiz

Types of Angles Quiz

Graphing Slope Quiz

Adding and Subtracting Matrices Quiz  

Factoring Trinomials Quiz 

Solving Absolute Value Equations Quiz  

Order of Operations Quiz