# Meaning of *arithmetic* in English:

## arithmetic^{}

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### noun

mass noun1The branch of mathematics dealing with the properties and manipulation of numbers.

*‘the laws of arithmetic’**‘In principle this included the four mathematical sciences: arithmetic, geometry, astronomy and music.’**‘Cardinal Algebras presents a study of algebras satisfying certain properties which capture the arithmetic of cardinal numbers.’**‘The mathematical part of the Aryabhatiya covers arithmetic, algebra, plane trigonometry and spherical trigonometry.’**‘He was also required to show the practical applications of mathematics, teach arithmetic, mechanics and the theory of music.’**‘Al-Khwarizmi continues his study of algebra in Hisab al-jabr w'al-muqabala by examining how the laws of arithmetic extend to an arithmetic for his algebraic objects.’**‘So far we've only talked about the most basic mathematics - arithmetic and an inbuilt notion of cardinal number.’**‘He claimed that mathematics was composed of four branches, namely geometry, arithmetic, astronomy and music.’**‘His work followed that of Kronecker in the development of arithmetic in algebraic number fields.’**‘Vedic mathematics, which simplifies arithmetic and algebraic operations, has increasingly found acceptance the world over.’**‘The mathematics used in this field, such as conditional probabilities and Bayes' Theorem, are covered by fairly elementary arithmetic and probability theory.’**‘The Tentamen is built on Bolyai's belief that mathematics consists of arithmetic and geometry with arithmetic as the mathematics of time and geometry as the mathematics of space.’**‘Adrain received a good education but this education did not include any mathematics beyond arithmetic.’**‘Lessons included learning arithmetic, geometry and algebra and prior to Nightingale entered nursing, she spent time tutoring children in these subjects.’**‘He wrote textbooks on arithmetic, algebra and geometry with the aim of including only theorems which could be applied to the crafts.’**‘He wrote several books on arithmetic, algebra, geometry and astronomy.’**‘It is a work which covers arithmetic, algebra and mensuration.’**‘Geometry is the basic mathematical science, for it includes arithmetic, and mathematical numbers are simply the signs of geometrical magnitude.’**‘Again it is a theorem of intuitionistic arithmetic that every natural number is either prime or composite.’**‘He spent the last part of his life working on his own approach to set theory, logic and arithmetic, which was published in 1914, the year after his death.’**‘In 1946 Dubreil returned to the Sorbonne and there, in 1954, he was appointed to the chair of arithmetic and number theory.’*

**arithmetical problem**, problem, calculation, reckoning, tally, question- 1.1The use of numbers in counting and calculation.
*‘arithmetic had never been her strong point’**‘If U is a positive integer, we can calculate the function's value by simple arithmetic: Just multiply e by itself U times.’**‘No matter how poor my calculating skills are however, I do know some simple arithmetic.’**‘The Stand and Deliver message, that the touch of a master could bring unmotivated students from arithmetic to calculus in a single year, was preached in schools throughout the nation.’**‘It made calculations in arithmetic so much easier, let alone the multiplication tables.’**‘Instead, they merely checked the arithmetic of their original count.’**‘Many engineers of his age felt similar, a computer could be used to do calculus and arithmetic, but not do then daunting tasks such as communications and process control.’**‘Problems cover the spectrum from basic arithmetic to calculus.’**‘The arithmetic was simple: only 15% of the population took A-levels and only 10% of these could get an A grade.’**‘Simple arithmetic demonstrates that moving from 31.5 to 42 hours is an increase in working time of 33 per cent.’**‘If you can't do simple arithmetic, you won't invest wisely.’**‘It is not rocket science: just simple arithmetic.’**‘All you have to do is some simple arithmetic to know the answer.’**‘Simple arithmetic puts the total monetary penalty at €120 when he could have put it all behind him first day for less than twenty.’**‘Simple arithmetic will dictate that clubs cannot afford to pay a ridiculously high percentage of their income on players' wages.’**‘Simple arithmetic will reveal that an increase in the debt of the state is a bill the taxpayer has to pay.’**‘As you may notice from some simple arithmetic, this means that at current prices, the plane would lose money even if fully loaded.’**‘Simple arithmetic surely tells us that, other things being equal, the writer who gives the fans a couple of books a year is going to generate greater revenue.’**‘However, that arithmetic counts only the cost of the franchise, implicitly assuming a zero cost of developing the transport, etc. necessary to serve that tourist market.’**‘This is probably where the $70.00 noted above is lost; however, mistakes in simple arithmetic should not be made in an estimate.’**‘Simple arithmetic predicts that funding for pulmonary and critical care research may fall considerably below that of other clinical disciplines in European countries.’*

**Pronunciation**

### adjective

Relating to arithmetic.

*‘arithmetic calculations’**‘Thus, this conjecture of Artin was the origin of a wide range of activities in what is now called arithmetic geometry.’**‘Among the series al-Umawi considers are arithmetic and geometric series.’**‘We do not get to geometrical or arithmetic objects via any process.’**‘His arithmetic books were used by many mathematicians including Leibniz and Descartes.’**‘Bradwardine then claims that an arithmetic increase in velocity corresponds with a geometric increase in the original ratio of force to resistance.’**‘La Roche published Larismetique in 1520 which was considered an excellent arithmetic book with good notation for powers and roots.’**‘Their test involved a simple arithmetic function called Gauss's modular arithmetic task.’**‘Early in the course of his computations, Nicely also happened upon a flaw in a Pentium microprocessor that caused certain types of arithmetic errors.’**‘Widman is best remembered for an early arithmetic book in German in 1489 which contains the first appearance of + and - signs.’**‘Tartaglia also wrote a popular arithmetic text and was the first Italian translator and publisher of Euclid's Elements in 1543.’**‘They usually base their self-assessment on their poor performance in school arithmetic tests.’**‘His income came mainly from his arithmetic textbooks.’**‘The extent of drill work in arithmetic at his time can be gauged from a page from his first arithmetic workbook.’**‘He gave this form of the numerals in his practical arithmetic book written around the beginning of the fourteenth century.’**‘His arithmetic setting of this result led eventually to the modern abstract theory of algebraic functions.’**‘From this point his career really took off although the arithmetic book which he published in that year was not a major factor.’**‘The headmaster for some unknown reason made the whole upper school do an arithmetic paper, the same for all forms.’**‘It was an elementary arithmetic text which was soon was adopted widely.’**‘This procedure is the reverse of that used by an elegant method of data compression known as arithmetic coding.’**‘The simplest operations we could perform on our variable are the arithmetic ones.’*

**Pronunciation**

**Origin**

Middle English from Old French arismetique, based on Latin arithmetica, from Greek arithmētikē (tekhnē) ‘(art) of counting’, from arithmos ‘number’.

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