##### Asked by: Wafae Kunemann

asked in category: General Last Updated: 28th March, 2020# What does and mean in math terms?

**means**"and," both in and outside of

**mathematics**. * This symbol is called an asterisk. In

**mathematics**, we sometimes use it to

**mean**multiplication, particularly with computers.

Moreover, what does and mean in math?

jamie says: It means “greater than” … you could reverse the **math** equation to 12 < 5x-9 and it would be read as "less than". An easy way to remember is to think of the symbol () as an alligator's mouth – the alligator always wants to eat the bigger thing! Reply.

Furthermore, what is a term in mathematics? In Algebra a **term** is either a single number or variable, or numbers and variables multiplied together. Terms are separated by + or − signs, or sometimes by divide.

In this regard, does and mean multiply?

In probability, the words "AND" and "OR" are kind of special, and they usually **mean multiply** the probabilities (for AND) and add the probabilities (for OR), respectively. -

Does and mean add or subtract?

**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. Multiplication-product, multiply, multiplied by, times.