arithmetic
[noun uhrithmuhtik; adjective arithmetik]

noun
the method or process of computation with figures: the most elementary branch of mathematics.
Also called higher arithmetic, theoretical arithmetic. the theory of numbers; the study of the divisibility of whole numbers, the remainders after division, etc.
a book on this subject.
adjective ar·ith·met·ic [arithmetik] /ˌær ɪθˈmɛt ɪk/
Also ar·ith·met·i·cal. of or relating to arithmetic.
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Origin of arithmetic
1200–50; < Latin arithmētica, feminine singular of arithmēticus < Greek arithmētikḗ (téchnē) (art, skill) of numbers, equivalent to arithmé(ein) to reckon + t(o) verbal adjective + ikḗ ic; replacing Middle English arsmet(r)ike < Old French arismetique < Medieval Latin arismētica, with s for Late Greek th
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Examples from the Web for arithmetically
Historical Examples of arithmetically
Consider, I beg of you, arithmetically, what this fact means.
Time and Tide by Weare and TyneJohn Ruskin
Put forward, my paradoxical Pupils, methodically and arithmetically, one by one.
The Works of John MarstonJohn Marston
Then he falls back upon the timehonoured calculation—a most arithmetically correct one—of those 'other fish in the sea.'
The Crooked StickRolf Boldrewood
These designations are arithmetically inaccurate, but the Romans reckoned both ends of the series.
New Latin GrammarCharles E. Bennett
There is present, of course, an arithmetically unequal division of horizontal extent, aside from the filling.
arithmetic
noun
adjective (ˌærɪθˈmɛtɪk) ˌarith'metical
Word Origin for arithmetic
C13: from Latin arithmētica, from Greek arithmētikē, from arithmein to count, from arithmos number
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