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Definition 1: the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations - [noun denoting cognition]

(arithmetic is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

(... is a kind of arithmetic ) computation with Arabic figures

(arithmetic belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) combine by multiplication

"multiply 10 by 15"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) multiply (a number) by itself a specified number of times: 8 is 2 raised to the power 3

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) perform a division

"Can you divide 49 by seven?"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) divide by two; divide into halves

"Halve the cake"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) divide by four; divide into quarters

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) add up to

"four and four make eight"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) make a subtraction

"subtract this amount from my paycheck"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) add a column of numbers

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) resolve into factors

"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) raise to the third power

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) raise to the second power

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) compute the average of

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) calculate anew

"The costs had to be recalculated"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) calculate incorrectly

"I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"

(arithmetic is the domain which ... is member of) be divisible by

"24 contains 6"

Definition 2: relating to or involving arithmetic - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where arithmetic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • arithmetical computations

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