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In mathematics, an operand is a number or variable being worked on in an equation or inequality. In , the operands are and , and the operator is .

Notation[change | change source]

In , the operands are 3, 5 and 2, and the operators are and .

Name of operands[change | change source]

Operands have different names depending on the operation that is done to them.

Addition: addend

Subtraction: minuend & subtrahend

Multiplication: factor

Division: dividend & divisor

Exponentiation: base & exponent

Root: index & radicand

Logarithm: base & power

\ Modulation: modulend & modulator

Factorial: index

Summation: summand

Product: multiplicand

Limit: index & limit

Nearest integer: index

Floor: index

Ceiling: index

Integer part: index

{} Fractional part: index

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