Pronunciation: /nɪˈmɒ.nɪk/ Explain

A mnemonic is something designed to help people remember something.[2] Mnemonics can be pictures, poems, stories, acronyms, or just about anything else.



Quadratic Formula Song


Phrase for Order of Operations

my dearmultiplication and division
Aunt Sallyaddition and subtraction


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, mnemonic. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 119. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
  2. mnemonic. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Merriam-Webster. Last Accessed 9/2/2018. Buy the book

More Information

  • How to Memorize Anything. This is a list of ideas on how to memorize things. 3/12/2009.

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McAdams, David E. Mnemonic. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

Revision History

12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
9/3/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
12/18/2009: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
7/27/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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