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Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #128904: Vocabulary: arithmetic and counting > Other English exercises on the same topic: Numbers [Change theme] > Similar tests: - Cardinal and ordinal numbers - Fractions and percentages - ESL-Numbers from 1 to 10 - Geometric shapes - Vocabulary: mathematics - Geometry-Vocabulary - Idioms: numbers - Numbers and dates... (Level 1) > Double-click on words you don't understand

# Vocabulary: arithmetic and counting

The only sound of the words 'mathematics' or 'arithmetic' gives some of us the shivers... Yet, some

of these notions are useful in our daily lives, and we can't do without basic knowledge of them.

The optimists and the people who love maths say that it's a 'universal language'! Therefore if you

attend a math lesson in a foreign country, you're most likely to understand and be able to participate!

This is good news, isn't it? Statistics is important...

 Mathematics + singular maths (GB)/ math (US) mathematical/ a mathematician statistics (singular) statistics (plural) statistical/ a statistician arithmetic(al)/ algebraic arithmetic/ counting a sign/ a symbol  A number An even/ odd number A whole number/ an integer A prime number A figure/ a numeral A digit/ a figure A four-figure number A four-digit number A decimal The decimal point A calculation A sum Mental arithmetic 2, 413

- To write out a number in figures

- To calculate/ to reckon/ to compute/ to work out

- To count up to ten

 A factor a variable A formula a constant An equation a function A unit a logarithm A problem To solve The answer/ the solution To count To halve an apple

- What do you reckon?

- by my reckoning/ according to my calculations

- I get 406/ I make it 406

- your calculations are out/ are wrong

 Addition A substraction An addition/ a sum To take away from To add up/ to reckon up To substract from plus/ a plus minus/ a minus sign Multiplication Division To multiply by To divide 12 by 6/ 6 into 12 Multiplication tables indivisible  - 12 plus 8 is 20// 12 and 8 make 20

- 20 minus 2 is 12

- The three/ four times table

- It won't divide by 5/ It's not divisible by 5  To equal/ to be equal to To amount to / to total To carry Double/ to double treble/ to treble A percentage per cent a ratio proportional to the average/ on average the square root A common fraction - One half/ one third/ two thirds

- four and a half

I hope I didn't give you a headache... I hope this lesson will be useful to you one day!

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