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Maths Functions

Mathematics is not only about numbers but also functions. The four main types, sit between two or more numbers to formulate an equation. Each has its own specific quality that we will cover in more detail throughout the academy.

Have a go now and just experiment using the four types:

Addition

Subtraction

Multiplication

Division

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Explanation

Correct answer: Squaring

We represent this by adding a small 2 next to a number: x². Try it for yourself:

  • type 3 x 3 into the calculator and check the answer.
  • type 3 then press the squared button (²) and check the answer.

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Correct answer: Squaring

We represent this by adding a small 2 next to a number: x². Try it for yourself:

  • type 3 x 3 into the calculator and check the answer.
  • type 3 then press the squared button (²) and check the answer. (Click on the image to check the result.)