# Maths Crossword

Most of the students find Maths difficult. Trying to bring some fun in their learning. Following is a crossword will have common terms from Mathematics. Clues are given at the end. You just have to find the right word from the clues. You don’t need to be a mathematician to be able to solve the crossword…anyone can do that.

Give it a try!

**Across**

1. This has no dimensions. (5)

3. Most students are afraid of this subject. (11)

5. This number is neither positive nor negative. (4)

9. A shape with three angles. (8)

11. This has both — magnitude and direction. (6)

**Down**

2. Point of intersection of altitudes of a triangle. (11)

4. An electronic device used by engineering students. (10)

6. An eight-sided figure. (7)

7. The shape of the path that the Earth takes around the Sun. (7)

8. Measure for angles. (6)

10. A famous mathematician… also a measure of force. (6)

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**Answer Key:**

*(Note: Select the area between the +boundary to make the keys visible.)*

**Across**

**1. POINT**—This has no dimensions. (5)

**3. MATHEMATICS**—Most students are afraid of this subject. (11)

**5. ZERO**—This number is neither positive nor negative. (4)

**9. TRIANGLE**—A shape with three angles. (8)

**11. VECTOR**—This has both — magnitude and direction. (6)

**Down**

**2. ORTHOCENTER**—Point of intersection of altitudes of a triangle. (11)

**4. CALCULATOR**—An electronic device used by engineering students. (10)

**6. OCTAGON**—An eight-sided figure. (7)

**7. ELLIPSE**—The shape of the path that the Earth takes around the Sun. (7)

**8. DEGREE**—Measure for angles. (6)

**10. NEWTON**—A famous mathematician… also a measure of force. (6)

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Sangita Passey

12 Dec 2011