# Definitions and Synonyms of *arithmetic* | Another word for *arithmetic* | What is *arithmetic? *

*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

*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*) 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*