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Mathematics Decoder

Guess each math-related question. The first letter from each word will then spell out a mathematical quote.
Except for the quote, every answer is a single word
Quiz by Fuse
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Last updated: October 21, 2021
First submittedJune 21, 2020
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Average score65.9%
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Hint
Answer
T
200 squared is equal to 40 _____
Thousand
H
To divide by 2
Halve
E
An approximate answer
Estimate
R
The 3D counterpart of this 2D shape is a cuboid
Rectangle
E
e is also known as ____'s Number
Euler
S
Four plus two
Six
H
Six sided shape
Hexagon
O
The first integer after zero
One
U
Two values that are not the same are this,
denoted by the "≠" symbol
Unequal
L
Volume equal to 1000 cm3
Liter
D
Radius plus radius (2r)
Diameter
B
A straight line that divides something into two equal parts
Bisector
E
Numbers that end in 2, 4, 6, 8 or 0
Even
N
Top number in a fraction
Numerator
O
Describes an angle between 90° and 180°
Obtuse
S
A round 3-dimensional shape
Sphere
U
A quantity used as the standard of measurement,
for example, the basic ___ of time is seconds
Unit
C
A tool that is used to work out mathematics
Calculator
H
Fifty plus sixty plus ninety equals two _____
Hundred
T
Largest number with three letters in its name
Ten
H
Longest side on a right-angled triangle
Hypoteneuse
I
Used to describe a triangle with two sides and
two angles the same length
Isosceles
N
Nine sided shape
Nonagon
 
Hint
Answer
G
10100
Googol
A
The process of calculating the total of two or more numbers
Addition
S
The opposite of the above
Subtraction
B
The area of a triangle is ___ times height, divided by 2
Base
O
Numbers that end in 1, 3, 5, 7 or 9
Odd
R
In a set of numbers, the largest minus the smallest
Range
I
A never-ending "number"; ∞
Infinity
N
A number below zero; not positive
Negative
G
How steep a line is, the "m" in
y=mx+b or y=mx+c
Gradient
M
The process of "timesing" numbers together
Multiplication
A
When letters and other symbols are used to symbolise formulae
Algebra
T
A straight line that just touches a point on a circle
Tangent
H
Seven sided shape
Heptagon
E
Used to describe a triangle with all sides and
angles the same length
Equilateral
M
The most common value in a list of numbers
Mode
A
A counting frame used for calculating numbers
Abacus
T
The field of mathematics relating to sides and angles of triangles
Trigonometry
I
Another name for a whole number
Integer
C
A round shape drawn with a compass
Circle
S
A list of numbers that follows a pattern (like 2n+2)
Sequence
 
 
 
Mathematical Quote
"There should be no such thing as boring mathematics"
By Edsger W. Dijkstra
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Level 63
Aug 14, 2020
Fun Quiz!
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Level 75
Aug 14, 2020
Thank you!!
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Level 75
May 19, 2021
Great quiz, and just the right length of time. Nominated. (By the way, this the author of the quote "Edsger"?)
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Level 75
May 20, 2021
Thanks Jerry! Yes, the author of the quote is Edsger.
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Level 82
May 24, 2021
Agree, great quiz. Nominated :)
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Level 75
May 24, 2021
Thanks overtired! :D
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Level 73
May 27, 2021
A fun quiz to take!

Also Euler's number ftw

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Level 75
May 27, 2021
Thanks Bread!

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