# What does 3 times mean in math?

## What does 3 times mean in math?

Another word for multiply. Example: 3 times 5 is 15.

What does 4 times more than mean?

To scientists and mathematicians, 4 times more has a precise meaning. 4 times the base (10) is 40 so four times more than 10 is 50. One could say that 40 is four times ten, but 50 is four times more than 10.

What is 3 times as much as 2?

3 x 2= 6. 6 is 3 times as many as 2, and 2 times as many as 3.

### What does 5 times less mean?

First, “A is 5 times less than B” does not mean “A = B – 5*A”. That is never what a native speaker would think. “Times” is always multiplicative, so the amount of “less” is 5 times greater. “Less” can have a subtractive meaning, but it’s much less common than being used as just a word of comparison (like “more”).

Is triple times 3 or cubed?

To multiply by 3. To have 3 of something. Or a set of three things together.

What do times mean in math?

times – an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; “the multiplication of four by three gives twelve”; “four times three equals twelve” multiplication.

#### What is 4 times as much as 3?

4 times as much as 3 is 4 x 3 = 12 or twelve.

How do you calculate 3 times more?

If you earn X dollars, “three times more than x” means 3x + x — “more than” means “add”. “Three times as much” means 3x.

What does 3 times as likely mean?

Keep in mind that “x” means “times”, but only in the “multiplication” sense, not the “locations in chronology” sense. It wouldn’t be correct to say “I’m available at 3 different x” to mean “I’m available at three different times”. Also, “three times as likely” not at all the same as “300 percent more likely”.

## What does 2 times less likely mean?

[…] To answer your question. Yes, one says 2 times less, and that means one half of.

What does 10 times fewer mean?

Now, 10 times fewer (or less) (than we started with) must mean 10 x 500 = 5,000 fewer than we started with, so we now have 500 – 5,000 = -4,500 items, so we now have a negative number of items.

Is tripled the same as cubed?

We know that the cube of a number is just the same number multiplied three times. Now, triple of the number = 3x. Putting the value of ‘x3’ in equation 2, we get: Cube of triple of number = cube of ‘3x’ = 27× cube of the number ‘x’.

### What’s the difference between three times as much and three times more?

People might say “three times more” when they mean “three times as much” but it usually isn’t what they really mean. If the mother has x dollars, “three times more than x” means 3x + x — “more than” means “add”. “Three times as much” means 3x.

What does three times more than a 3 percent fee mean?

We wrote a few years ago that some people believe that “three times more than” means the original quantity multiplied by the “more than” quantity, plus the original quantity. In that interpretation, “three times more than” your 3 percent fee is 12 percent: three times your fee (9 percent) plus the original 3 percent.

What does it mean to earn 3 times as much as X?

This means that if you have \$100, she earns \$300. If you earn X dollars, “three times more than x” means 3x + x– “more than” means “add”. “Three times as much” means 3x. Yahooanswers

#### Do you say three times as much as the mother?

2) “the father has 3 times as much money as the mother” means the father has 300 dollars. Hope to hear from teachers from this forum too. Yes, bc has it right. People might say “three times more” when they mean “three times as much” but it usually isn’t what they really mean.