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Mathanagrams

The letters of mathematical words have been mixed up. Can you figure out what these anagrams are?

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This is level 3: Words that may typically be used in a lower Secondary school Maths lesson. The words have their letters mixed up. Can you figure out what they might be? You will be awarded a trophy if you get at least 9 correct and you do this activity online.

RBOUMSH

Correct Wrong

DAIMETER

Correct Wrong

ETLAANERT

Correct Wrong

TRPOROARTC

Correct Wrong

AENM

Correct Wrong

TROTEA

Correct Wrong

CAFORT

Correct Wrong

DVIEID

Correct Wrong

QLTILUAARDAER

Correct Wrong

AICRSEOODTN

Correct Wrong

AIORT

Correct Wrong

EMIPR

Correct Wrong

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Can you find all twelve words from their anagrams? Being good at Maths requires you to know and be able to spell words which are used in very precise ways in mathematics. Type your answers into the spaces below the anagrams. Click the "Check" button to see if your answers are correct.

This is Mathanagrams level 3. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 4 Level 5 Vowelless

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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Friday, July 8, 2011

"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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Level 1 - Numbers written as words (with the space removed)

Level 2 - Words that may typically be used in a Primary school Maths lesson

Level 3 - Words that may typically be used in a lower Secondary school Maths lesson

Level 4 - Words that may typically be used in a upper Secondary school Maths lesson

Level 5 - Words randomly plucked from the database of mathematical words

Vowelless - The vowels have been removed from these mathematical words. Can you work out what they should be?

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