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# Arithmetic

Question | Answer |
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What is addition? | The Mathematical operation to find the SUM of two numbers. |

What is subtraction? | The Mathematical operation in which the DIFFERENCE between two numbers is found |

What is multiplication? | The Mathematical operation in which two numbers are combined together to give a PRODUCT. |

What is division? | The Mathematical operation to find the result (the QUOTIENT) of dividing one number by another number. |

What is the associative law? | The rule which states that the grouping of numbers or terms and symbols in an expression does not affect the result. |

What is the commutative law? | The rule which states that the order in which numbers to terms and symbols in an expression are combined does not affect the result. |

What is BIMDAS? | The order in which operations should be performed in an expression involving mixed operations.(Brackets,Indices,Multiplication or Division and Addition or Subtraction.) |

What is long division? | A process by which large numbers are divided without the use of a calculator. |

What is long multiplication? | A method of multiplying large numbers without a calculator. |

What is rounding? | The process of estimating a number to the nearest whole number |

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Ms.doherty