Math Definitions - Letter P


Definition of Plus

Definition of Plus

Plus is another word for "add".

The symbol for plus is \(+\).

For example, \(8\) elephants plus \(3\) elephants equals \(11\) elephants.

For example, \(3\) apples plus \(2\) apples equals \(5\) apples.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter P

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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