Spelling is often thought of as a skill needed for English lessons, but many words in other subjects are tricky to spell, and it can be frustrating if you know the word you want to write but don't know how to spell it.

In this worksheet you can practise spelling some of the terms you will come across in your maths lessons when you are working in the area of numbers and the number system.

Read the following terms and their definitions and try to remember the spellings.

approximation | a number or result that is not exact |

consecutive | following on in order |

divisible | able to be divided without leaving a remainder |

factorise | to write a number as the product of its factors |

integer | a whole number |

equivalent | of equal value |

expression | a mathematical form expressed using symbols |

percentage | a number expressed in parts out of a hundred using the symbol % |

numerator | the number above the line of a fraction |

denominator | the number below the line of a fraction |

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