What are the formal names of operands and results for basic operations?

I’m trying to mentally summarize the names of the operands for basic operations. I’ve got this so far:

  • Addition: Augend + Addend = Sum.
  • Subtraction: Minuend – Subtrahend = Difference.
  • Multiplication: Multiplicand × Multiplier = Product. Generally, operands are called factors.
  • Division: Dividend ÷ Divisor = Quotient.
  • Modulation: Dividend % Divisor = Remainder.
  • Exponentiation: Base ^ Exponent = ___.
  • Finding roots: Degree √ Radicand = Root.

My questions:

  • I’ve heard addend used generally for addition operands. Is that correct formal usage?
  • Do subtraction and division lack general names for their operands because they are not commutative? Or am I just ignorant of them?
  • Is the base the same as a mantissa?
  • Is there a formal name for the result of exponentiation?
  • Is there a formal name for the operation of finding the nth root?
  • Am I missing anything else?

Answer

Found this table on Wikipedia. It has all the formal names for those operations plus logarithm.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Calculation_results

Addition

summand+summandaddend (broad sense)+addend (broad sense)augend+addend (strict sense)}=sum

Subtraction

minuendsubtrahend=difference

Multiplication

factor×factormultiplier×multiplicand}=product

Division

dividenddivisor numeratordenominator}=fractionquotientratio

Modulo

dividendmoddivisor=remainder

Exponentiation

baseexponent=power

nth root

degreeradicand=root

Logarithm

logbase(antilogarithm)=logarithm

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