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Grammar detail: mathematical notation

mathematical notation
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This article shows how to express simple arithmetic as well as more complex mathematical formulas in Japanese.
Arithmetic
 + たす - ひく x かける ÷ わる = は (read わ)
For example, 3 x 2 = 6 would be read さんかけるにはろく.
More examples:
くわ
える
なる
Add 5 to 3 and you have 8.
じょう乗 - to the power of
さん
さん
じょう
にじゅうなな
２７
である
3 to the third power is 27.
Odd and even numbers
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Sequences
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noun
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Fractions and parts

• ろくにん
6人
ちゅう
ごにん
5人
いしゃ
医者
five out of six doctors
The most common way to indicate a part of something is X
ぶん
の Y. For example:
わたし
ケーキ
よんぶん
４分
いち
べた

I ate a quarter of a cake.
Key mathematical terms
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denominator  (mathematics)
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1. numerator
2. molecule
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Kanji used in this grammar

チュウ   ジュウ   なか middle
ジン   ニン   ひと person
イ    doctor