Match the British and American words for mathematical concepts.
Find pairs of phrases that mean the same.
Why do Americans say Math while the British say Maths? This question was answered by Mignon Fogarty in the Grammar Girl podcast number 722. Here is an excerpt:
Score: Number of Clicks:
This is a game for one or many players. Click on a card to see what it contains. Click on a second card and if the two cards make a pair you win them.
In the two (or more) player version a free turn is awarded to the player who finds a pair. The winner is the player who finds the most pairs.
The option to claim a trophy is available when all of the pairs have been found. The objective is to have the fewest number of ‘clicks’ recorded on your trophy.
All of the pairs have been found. . Can you do it using fewer clicks?
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Math vs Maths Pairs
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