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Vowelless

Vowels have been taken out of these mathematical words. Can you figure out what they might be?

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This is level 2: Words that may typically be used in a Primary school Maths lesson. The words have their vowels missing. 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.

trngl

Correct Wrong

dcml

Correct Wrong

grph

Correct Wrong

sqr

Correct Wrong

crcl

Correct Wrong

vrg

Correct Wrong

frctn

Correct Wrong

rflct

Correct Wrong

ngl

Correct Wrong

mltply

Correct Wrong

rds

Correct Wrong

prcnt

Correct Wrong

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Can you find all twelve 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 in the correct order but are missing a, e, i, o and u. Type your answers into the spaces below the shortened words. Click the "Check" button to see if your answers are correct.

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

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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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

Mathanagrams - These mathematical words have had their letters rearranged. Can you work out what they should be?

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