Also, "a" sometimes

**means**"divided by", as in "When I tanked up, I paid $12.36 for three gallons, so the gas was $4.12 a gallon". Warning: The "less than" construction, in "Subtraction", is backwards in the English from what it is in the**math**.Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the term area in math?

**Math Term**Definition.

**Area**. The

**area**of a flat, or plane figure is the number of unit squares that can be contained within it. The unit square is usually some standard unit, like a square meter, a square foot, or a square inch.

What is of and is in math?

Below is discussed the use of the word 'of' in

**Math**along with example usages in word problems. The word 'of', in**Math**, simply means multiplication. In the process of solving a word problem, this**mathematical**relation between the various variables/quantities, is translated into a**mathematical**equation.What is a math problem called?

The answer to an addition

**problem**is**called**the sum or total. The answer to a subtraction**problem**is**called**the difference. The answer to a multiplication**problem**is**called**the product. The answer to a division**problem**is**called**the quotient.