Quick Reference ~ A maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather Email jeather@iprimus.com.au A Maths Dictionary for Kids by Jenny Eather at www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com


add, addition

• to join two or more numbers or quantities to get
one number called the sum or total.


Addition (+)
augend + addend = sum
Note: Due to the commutative property of addition,
use of the word ”augend" for the first term in addition is rarely used today,
and both terms are usually called addends

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