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Vowelless

Vowels have been taken out of mathematical words. Can you recognise them?

Here are some mathematical words without the vowels. Can you figure out what they might be?

TRPZM

Correct Wrong

NMRTR

Correct Wrong

TRNGL

Correct Wrong

NT

Correct Wrong

RRGLR

Correct Wrong

WDTH

Correct Wrong

SSCLS

Correct Wrong

FCTR

Correct Wrong

QLS

Correct Wrong

NTGR

Correct Wrong

VRTX

Correct Wrong

PSTN

Correct Wrong

Check

Can you find all twelve words above? Being good at Maths requires you to know and be able to spell words which are used in very precise ways in mathematics. The words above have the letters in the correct order but are missing a, e, i, o and u. Type your answers into the spaces below the shortened words. Click the "Check" button to see if your answers are correct. Click "New Words" to start again with a new set of twelve words.

New Words

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Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

When you have got all of the questions correct you may want to print out this page and paste it into your exercise book. If you keep your work in an ePortfolio you could take a screen shot of your answers and paste that into your Maths file.

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