Mathanagrams

Here are some mathematical words with their letters mixed up.
Can you figure out what they might be?

EMESAUR Correct Wrong
TULMIPLY Correct Wrong
NCUSES Correct Wrong
CRTTUSOABIN Correct Wrong
MUEVLO Correct Wrong
VEETRX Correct Wrong
GMEIA Correct Wrong
SIXA Correct Wrong
TRCAOF Correct Wrong
IRDG Correct Wrong

Can you find all ten words above? Being good at Maths requires you to know and be able to spell words which are used in very precise ways in mathematics. The words above have the letters mixed up. Type your answers into the spaces to the right of the jumbled words. Click the "Check" button to see if your answers are correct. Click "New Words" to start again with a new set of ten words.

 

 

Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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"Being good at Maths requires you to know and be able to spell words which are used in very precise ways in mathematics. Do you agree with that statement?"

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Friday, July 08, 2011

 

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