Mathematical Symbols: List & Meanings - Quiz & Worksheet


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What symbol is not used to show multiplication?

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1. Which of the following matches is correct?

2. Which of the following statements is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Symbols are the main part of the concise, specific language that is mathematics, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of the meanings of these symbols. The quiz questions will test you on the meanings of various symbols used in mathematics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The symbols used to denote multiplication
  • What various math symbols mean
  • How to use the grouping symbols

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the appropriate information on the meaning of mathematical symbols from the related lesson
  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge to answer practice questions on how to use certain symbols
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the various symbols discussed in the lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to use certain symbols

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the meanings of mathematical symbols. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define math as a language of symbols
  • Differentiate between the numerous symbols discussed in the lesson
  • Define and differentiate between the groupings of symbols
  • Understand how to use the symbols correctly