## 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.

**What are 3 key words for multiplication?**

Smaller pieces of the products are called factors and some trigger words that tell you to use the multiplication operation are: times, quadruple, for every, double, and per. So when we see or hear these words, we know we need to multiply. It’s all over!

### What is the big idea of addition and subtraction?

Addition determines the whole in terms of the parts, and subtraction determines a missing part. This overarching idea anchors teachers’ understanding and their instruction.

### What goes first addition or subtraction?

If needed, remind them that in the order of operations, multiplication and division come before addition and subtraction.

**What words are used in subtraction?**

The Basic Operations

Symbol | 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 |

## What are multiplication key words in word problems?

Multiplication Key Words

- area.
- cubed.
- double.
- each.
- groups.
- per.
- product.
- quadruple.

## Which grouping symbol should be used first?

Brackets and braces are less commonly used grouping symbols and should be used after parentheses. Parentheses are to be used first, then brackets, and then braces: { [ ( ) ] }.