adjective ar·ith·met·ic [ar-ith-met-ik] /ˌær ɪθˈmɛt ɪk/
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Origin of arithmetic
OTHER WORDS FROM arithmetic
Example sentences from the Web for arithmetic
Taking the square root of −1 led to an entirely new system of arithmetic.Some Math Problems Seem Impossible. That Can Be a Good Thing.|Patrick Honner|November 18, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Thanks to the wonders of modular arithmetic, any multiple of 215,940 plus 136,232 would also have resulted in the same sequence of eliminations.
The p-adic numbers are based in modular arithmetic, which is a method of counting that loops back on itself, like a clock.
Where it gets complicated is how we talk about this arithmetic.
If your arithmetic is right, you’ll get there after 111 steps.
Netflix can add to its subscriber rolls geometrically while expanding its expenses arithmetically.Amazon Stock May Be Up, but the Company Still Doesn’t Make Any Money|Daniel Gross|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Elizabeth sat down soberly with pencil and paper to contemplate the matter arithmetically.And So They Were Married|Florence Morse Kingsley
Then he falls back upon the time-honoured calculation—a most arithmetically correct one—of those 'other fish in the sea.'The Crooked Stick|Rolf Boldrewood
It enabled us to represent, in symbols which may be dealt with arithmetically, any form of regular movement.Progress and History|Various
There is present, of course, an arithmetically unequal division of horizontal extent, aside from the filling.
It is not of that kind which can be demonstrated arithmetically upon the tips of the fingers.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe