Ko te whakakotahi mai i ētahi mea. E tino whakamahia ana tēnei kupu i roto i ngā kaupapa taurangi. He taurangi maha ētahi kīanga e tohua ana ki ngā pū. Mēnā he ōrite ngā taurangi, e taea ana te whakakao, arā, te tāpiri, te tango rānei i ngā taurangi ōrite.
The collecting of things together. This word is used a lot in the context of algebra. Some algebraic expressions contain a number of different variables, all signiﬁed by a letter. If the variable is the same, they can be collected together, that is like terms can be added and subtracted.