My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a separate:

  • It represents the action of breaking apart a set or a total.

  • It describes an action for a situation where part of a quantity is removed.

  • It begins with a start value that is decreased by a change value that leads to a result value.

  • It is represented by subtraction.


Use the link below to further study examples of Separate.

Separate Card Sort Activity


  • Join

  • Compare

  • Part-part-whole

TEKS: 2(6)(A)