Can you think of some more?
Here are some ideas:
Axis of symmetry, cancel, cancellation, centre of enlargement, classify, cube, cube number, deduce, depth, dice, direct proportion, distributive, divide, division, equidistant, estimate of the mean/median, expressions, face, frequency chart, function, hypotenuse, index, indices, interrogate, intersecting, intersection, inverse function, justify, kite, parallelogram, rectangle, linear equation, linear function, map, mass: gram, kilogram; ounce, maximum/minimum point, object, image, origin, plan view, probability, proportional, prove, proof, quartiles, questionnaire, quotient, region, rotation symmetry, row, column, sample, scale, scale factor, sign change key, simplify, simplest form, simultaneous equations, symbol, (tan), add, addition, adjacent, opposite, hypotenuse, algebra, algebraic expression, alternate angles, amount, and, or, angle of depression, angle of elevation, angle: acute, obtuse, right, reflex, angles at a point, angles on a straight line, answer, approximate, approximately, approximately equal, arc, area: square millimetre, square, arithmetic sequence, associative, average, axis of rotation symmetry, axis, axes, axis, axes, bar chart, bar-line graph, base angles, bearing, three-figure bearing, best estimate, between, bias, biased, billion, bisect, bisector, brackets, brackets, calculate, calculation, calculator: clear, display, enter, millilitre, centilitre, litre, census, centimetre, square metre, centre, centre of rotation, century, millennium, certain, change (money), chord, circle, circumcentre, circumcircle, circumference, circumscribed, class interval, collect like terms, common factor, common factor, commutative, commutative, compare, compasses, complementary angles, complements (in 10, 100), compound interest, concave, convex, conclude, conclusion, congruent, congruent, congruence, consecutive, consecutive, constant, construct, construction lines, continue, continuous, convention, convert, coordinate pair, coordinate point, coordinates, coordinates, corresponding angles, cost price, selling price, counter-example, cross-section, cube root, cubed, cubic centimetre, cubic metre, cubic equation, cubic expression, cubic function, cumulative frequency, currency, curve, cylinder, hemisphere, prism,, data collection sheet, data log, data, grouped data, database, decimal fraction, decimal number, decimal place, definition, degree, degree of accuracy, degrees Fahrenheit, density, derived property, diagonal, diagram, diameter, difference, difference pattern, digit, direction, discount, discrete, displacement, distance, distanceâ€“time graph, distribution, divisible, divisibility, divisor, double, halve, doubt, draw, edge (of solid), elevation, enlarge, enlargement, equal (sides, angles), equally likely, equals, equation, equivalent, equivalence, estimate, evaluate, even chance, event, evidence, exact, exactly, exceptional case, exchange rate, exhaustive, expand the product, experiment, experimental probability, explain, explore, exponent, expression, exterior angle, factor, factor, factorise, factorise, fair, unfair, fifty-fifty chance, finite, infinite, first/second difference, flow chart, foot, yard, formula, formulae, fraction, frequency, frequency diagram, function machine, general term, generate, good chance, gradient, graph, greater than, less than , greater than or equal to, greatest value, least value, grid, hectare, height, high, heptagon, highest common factor (HCF), horizontal, vertical, identical, identically equal, identity, identity function, increase, decrease, increase, decrease, independent, index, index law, index law, index notation, inequality, input, output, inscribed, integer, intercept, interest, interior angle, interpret, interquartile range, intersect, intersection, interval, inverse, inverse mapping, investigate, isometric, key, memory,, label, length: millimetre, centimetre, less than or equal to, likelihood, likely, unlikely, limit, line graph, line of best fit, line of symmetry, line symmetry, line, line segment, linear expression, linear relationship, linear sequence, locus, loci, lowest common multiple (LCM), lowest terms, mapping, maximum/minimum value, mean, measure, median, method, metre, kilometre; mile, mid-point, mirror line, mixed number, mode, modal class/group, most/least significant digit, multiple, multiply out (expressions), multiply, multiplication, mutually exclusive, nearest, nearly, negative, net, descending, no chance, notation, notation, probability, numerator, denominator, octagon, operation, opposite (sides, angles), order, order of operations, order of rotation symmetry, origin, outcome, parallel, partition, percentage, perimeter, perpendicular, perpendicular, perpendicular bisector, pi, pie chart, pint, gallon, place value, plan, plane, plane, plane of symmetry, plane symmetry, plus, minus, point, polygon: pentagon, hexagon,, poor chance, population pyramid, position, positive, possible, impossible, pound, power, predict, pressure, primary source, prime, prime factor, prime factor decomposition, probability scale, probable, problem, product, profit, loss, projection, proper/improper fraction, property, proportion, proportionality, protractor (angle measurer), prove, prove, proof, prove, proof, pyramid, square-based pyramid,, Pythagorasâ€™ theorem, quadrant, quadratic equation, quadratic expression, quadratic function, quadratic sequence, quadrilateral: arrowhead, delta,, radius, random, range, ratio, raw data, reason, reasons, reciprocal, recurring decimal, reflect, reflection, reflection symmetry, region, region, regular, irregular, relationship, rule, relative frequency, remainder, represent, representative, results, rhombus, square, trapezium, risk, rotate, rotation, rough, roughly, round, ruler, sale price, sample, sample space, scale drawing, scalene, right-angled, scatter graph, second, secondary source, section, sector, segment, self-inverse, sequence, service charge, set square, shape, side, sign, sign, significant figures, similar, similarity, similar, similarity, simplest form, sine (sin), cosine (cos), tangent, sketch, slope, solid shape: cube, cuboid, solution, solve, solve (an equation), speed: miles per hour, metres per, sphere, tetrahedron, spin, spinner, square kilometre, square number, squared, square root, squared, standard (index) form, statistic, statistics, steepness, stem-and-leaf diagram, straight edge, straight-line graph, subject of the formula, substitute, subtract, subtraction, sum, supplementary angles, surface, surface area, survey, symmetrical, table, take out common factors, tally, tangent, tax, temperature: degrees Celsius,, tenth, hundredth, thousandth, term, term, terminating decimal, tessellate, tessellation, theoretical probability, theory, therefore, three-dimensional, time: second, minute, hour, day, to one decimal place (to 1 d.p.), to the power of n, tonne, total, transform, transformation, translate, translation, tree diagram, triangle: equilateral, isosceles,, triangular number, triangular prism, true, false, two-dimensional, two-way table, uncertain chance, unit fraction, unitary method, unknown, upper bound, lower bound, value, value, value added tax (VAT), variable, verify, verify, vertex, vertices, vertically opposite angles, view, volume: cubic millimetre,, week, month, year, decade, width, x-axis, y-axis, x-axis, y-axis, x-coordinate, y-coordinate, x-coordinate, y-coordinate, zero.
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Try the MathsWords whole class game for some fun-injected learning.
Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
However it would be better to assign one of the student interactive activities below.
Here is the URL which will take them to a student activity involving mathematical words.