3 + 2 = 5 
plus 
3 â€“ 2 = 1 
minus 
3 * 2 = 6 
times or multiplied by 
3 / 2 = 1.5 
divided by or over 
Y > = 3 
is greater than or equal to 
Z < = 3 
is less than or equal to 
Y <> Z 
is not equal to 
Pronunciation Note

symbol name 
in equations 
* 
star 
times 
/ 
slash 
divided by 
 
hyphen 
minus 
Choose the correct way to say each of the equations or phrases below:
1) A * B
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2) X >= 20
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3) A <> 14.051
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4) 45/5 = 9
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5) Her name is SmithJones.
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6) Put the * symbol before a disclaimer.
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