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# What does and mean in math terms?

& This symbol is called an ampersand. It almost always 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.

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