Number sentence

A number sentence is used to express an arithmetic operation. It is written by using numerals to represent numbers.

Examples with whole numbers

Addition sentence : 5 + 3 = 8
Subtraction sentence : 6 - 4 = 2
Multiplication sentence : 7 × 8 = 56
Division sentence : 8 ÷ 2 = 4

Number sentences can also be written with fractions, decimals, negative numbers, etc.


See also addition sentence, division sentence, equation, multiplication sentence, subtraction sentence.