1) Six plus two equal Eight. ( addition)

2) Six minus two equal four.( Subtraction)

3) Six time two equal twelth. ( multification)

4) Six to two equal three. ( division)

5) Six by two equal three. ( division)

Are #4 # 5 correct? if not how to say it? What are the verbs in those sentences? it seems to me that "equal " is Adjective and " plus, minus, time, to and by is proposition". so where are the verbs in the sentences.

Thanks alot for your time and kind efforts.

2) Six minus two equal four.( Subtraction)

3) Six time two equal twelth. ( multification)

4) Six to two equal three. ( division)

5) Six by two equal three. ( division)

Are #4 # 5 correct? if not how to say it? What are the verbs in those sentences? it seems to me that "equal " is Adjective and " plus, minus, time, to and by is proposition". so where are the verbs in the sentences.

Thanks alot for your time and kind efforts.

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This is the way I would write or say those:

1) Six plus two equal

seight. ( addition)2) Six minus two equal

sfour.( Subtraction)3) Six time

stwo equalstwelve. ( multiplication)~~4) Six to two equal three. ( division)~~5) Six

dividedby two equalsthree. ( division)The word "equals" is a verb in those sentences.

YankeeBarbaraPA1) Six plus two equal Eight. ( addition)2) Six minus two equal four.( Subtraction)3) Six time two equal twelth. ( multification)4) Six to two equal three. ( division)5) Six by two equal three. ( division)Are #4 # 5 correct? if not how to say it? What are the verbs in those sentences? it seems to me that "equal " is Adjective and " plus, minus, time, to and by is proposition". so where are the verbs in the sentences.The verb is 'equal'. Use it this way.

(The result of)six plus two equalseight.We also more often say (

The result of)six plus two is eight.Here's a corrected version of what you wrote.1) Six plus two equals eight. ( addition)

2) Six minus two equals four.( Subtraction)

3) Six times two equals twelve. ( multiplication)

4) Six divided by two equals three. ( division)

5) Six divided by two equals three. ( division)

Here are some other ways we say these things.1) Six and two is eight. ( addition)

2) Six

less / take awaytwo is four.( Subtraction)3) Six times two is twelve. ( multiplication)

4) Two into six is three. ( division)

Best wishes, Clive

Cliveequalseight. (addition)2) Six minus two

equalsfour. (subtraction)3) Six

timestwoequalstwelve. (multiplication)4,5) Six

divided bytwoequalsthree. (division)Your #4 and #5 are both incorrect.

"equals" is a verb form. I have seen some people use "equal" in cases like this, presumably because they feel that "six plus two", for example, is grammatically plural. I don't subscribe to this theory, and to me "equal" is unnatural.

Dictionaries seem to classify "plus", "minus" and "times" (in this sense) as prepositions.

Mr WordyMr WordyBarbaraPAThanks alot for your time. But It seems to me that the word " TO" sometimes means " to divide" in Math. Is it correct?

thanks

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