What do we call math operations such as '3 + 5 - 6'?

It's not an equation unless it's '3+5-6=2', right?

An online dictionary tells me it's formula but I don't think so.

Thank you!

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What do we call math operations such as '3 + 5 - 6'?

It's not an equation unless it's '3+5-6=2', right?

An online dictionary tells me it's formula but I don't think so.

Thank you!

Unless you use equation sign it is just a series of numbers.

It is surely not a formula.

I feel odd to call it 'math operations', maybe it's even wrong?

In my understanding, you want to name " 1+2+3-6", correct?Any names for that? We do have a word for it in my first language.

I feel odd to call it'math operations', maybe it's even wrong?

What about my suggestion "series of numbers". I never mention it as 'math operations'.

My first question to you, is it really bear any mathematical value if we just leave it as it is? It is numbers with signs, but only the sign itself could not make any sense in math.

If you are a student of math you know 1+2+6+8+........., 2+4+6+8+10+......., or 1+2+9+8+44+........ have different

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We can call that a mathematical operation or, more precisely, an arithmetical operation.What do we call math operations such as '3 + 5 - 6'?

In ordinary usage, such as schoolwork, we call it a sum.

For example, the teacher might write it on the board and say to the class, 'Who can do this sum?'

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I would call it "a sum". It does not matter that there is a negative number within the sum.What do we call math operations such as '3 + 5 - 6'?

(crosspost with wandle, with whom I agree.)

Thank you!

Expression (mathematics) - WikipediaIn mathematics, anexpressionormathematical expressionis a finite combination of symbols that is well-formed according to rules that depend on the context. Mathematical symbols can designate numbers (constants), variables, operations, functions, brackets, punctuation, and grouping to help determine order of operations, and other aspects of logical syntax.

Definition of ExpressionExpression

Numbers, symbols and operators (such as + and ×) grouped together that show the value of something.

Example: 2×3 is an expression

If it is addition only it can also be called a

Also, if it contains variables or constants represented by letters rather than numbers, and only multiplication, addition, and subtraction, it is a

But "expression" is the most general and useful term.

Also, "math operations" are the things like addition, subtraction, division, exponentiation, and so on. The symbols (+, -, x, etc) are called "operators."