1) Two minus one

**is**one.

2) Two plus one

**is**three.

3) Two time one

**is**two.

4) Two divide by one

**is**two.

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1) Two minus one

2) Two plus one

3) Two time one

4) Two divide by one

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1) Two minus oneisone.

2) Two plus oneisthree.

3) Two times oneistwo.

4) Two divided by oneistwo.

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Hi, TinLizzy, can you please explain why the words minus and plus do not have the "es" endings? Thanks.1) Two minus oneisone.

2) Two plus oneisthree.

3) Two times oneistwo.

4) Two divided by oneistwo.

Minus and plus are not plurals. The nus in minus does sound similar to nes. The us in plus is easier to hear. Listen: http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/plus

Minus and plus are not plurals. The nus in minus does sound similar to nes. The us in plus is easier to hear. Listen: http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/plus

Hello again TinLizzy, thank you for providing me the website to the talking dictionary. I know I will return to it again and again to hear difficult words that I have a hard time pronouncing. Lizzy, I would like to ask you other questions. I have heard children say, "

Correct: pluses=addition

minuses=subtraction

times=multiplication

divisions=division

Thank again Lizzy. So the correct way of speaking is that it should be,

Correct: pluses=addition

minuses=subtraction

times=multiplication

divisions=division

I think we need help from the English teachers for the correct reason.In the sentence,We do addition, substraction, multiplication, and division."Two divided by one is two", shouldn't the word divided be preceded by the word is? No

Well, Lizzy, if it is naturally English to speak like that, then I will have to learn to speak the way you do too. You have been a great help to me in clarifying my confusion.In the sentence,"Two divided by one is two", shouldn't the word divided be preceded by the word is? No. I think we need help from the English teachers for the correct reason.