
Definition of Arithmetic
1. Noun. The branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations.
Generic synonyms: Pure Mathematics
Specialized synonyms: Algorism
Examples of category: Miscalculate, Misestimate, Recalculate, Average, Average Out, Square, Cube, Factor, Factor In, Factor Out, Add, Add Together, Foot, Foot Up, Deduct, Subtract, Take Off, Multiply, Raise, Divide, Fraction, Halve, Quarter, Make, Contain
Derivative terms: Arithmetical, Arithmetician
2. Adjective. Relating to or involving arithmetic. "Arithmetical computations"
Definition of Arithmetic
1. n. The science of numbers; the art of computation by figures.
Definition of Arithmetic
1. Noun. The mathematics of numbers (integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers) under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. ¹
2. Adjective. (mathematics) Of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical. ¹
3. Adjective. (arithmetic) Of a progression, mean, etc, computed using addition rather than multiplication. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Arithmetic
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Literary usage of Arithmetic
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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1901)
"T. Nine ninetynine graded problems in arithmetic for review work, bester ...
Am. Bk. Some historical points on arithmetic and their bearing on its teaching ..."
2. American Journal of Education (1860)
"find himself unprovided with an intelligent method of mental arithmetic, such as
requires independent work by the scholar ; for what this school called ..."
3. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1860)
"find himself unprovided with an intelligent method of mental arithmetic, such as
requires independent work by the scholar ; for what this school called ..."
4. Annual Report by Cincinnati (Ohio), Board of Education, Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati (Ohio). Board of Education (1877)
"Rules and Principles of arithmetic, Mental arithmetic. 57. Music. ... Written
arithmetic. 64. Mental arithmetic, Spelling and Composition. 65. Music. ..."
5. British Books in Print by J. Whitaker & Sons (1902)
"DE: Higher arithmetic. (For review work in last years of school, ... (This scries
marks a radical departure, treating arithmetic as the science of quantity ..."
6. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1900)
"B9 arithmetic, Examples, Lock (JB) 8s July 99 arithmetic, Examples in, ...
99 arithmetic Exercises in Chemistry, Dobbin (Leonard) Is. net Nov. ..."
7. Catalogue of Scientific Papers, 18001900: Subject Indexby Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod by Royal Society (Great Britain), Herbert McLeod (1908)
"Foundations of arithmetic. 0400 General. Additive theory of numbers. ... Geometry,
application to arithmetic. Ricour, A. Douai Mm. S. Ag. 11 (1873) 279. ..."
8. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1908)
"Communication on Teaching arithmetic * THE PALMER Co., 50 Bromfield St., Boston,
Mass. There are some twelve to fifteen hundred private commercial schools ..."