# Maths Key Word Quiz

July 31, 2015

## Maths Key Words

**Multiple**

This word describes the numbers which are in the times tables. What is the word?

**Mean**

Which other subjects would you use the mean? Why?

**Median**

Find the median value of 2, 5, 5, 6, 8

**Area**

A farmer has a field which measures 10m by 50m. If he plants wheat on one half and flowers on the other. How much land is used for wheat?

**Mode**

Find the mode of 2, 2, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 8

**Perimeter**

A regular hexagon has sides of 8cm. What is the total perimeter of this shape?

**Difference**

What is the difference between £2.50 and £3.70?

**Factor**

Write down all the factors of 36

**Product**

What is the product of 42 and 36?

**Calculate**

True or false, calculate means to use a calculator. Give a reason for your answer

**Frequency**

When drawing a bar chart, frequency is used to label:

a) The x axis

b) The y axis

c) Either

Give a reason for your answer

**Parallelogram**

How do you find the area of a parallelogram?

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