Associations to the word «Arithmetic»


ARITHMETIC, noun. The mathematics of numbers (integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers) under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
ARITHMETIC, adjective. (mathematics) Of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical.
ARITHMETIC, adjective. (arithmetic) Of a progression, mean, etc, computed solely using addition.
ARITHMETIC DENSITY, noun. (geography) (statistics) The population density measured as the number of people per unit area of land
ARITHMETIC FUNCTION, noun. (analysis) Any function that is defined for all positive integers, and has values that are either real or complex.
ARITHMETIC FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of arithmetic function
ARITHMETIC HIERARCHY, noun. (logic) arithmetical hierarchy
ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNIT, noun. (computer hardware) That part of a CPU that does calculations and logical operations
ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNITS, noun. Plural of arithmetic logic unit
ARITHMETIC MEAN, noun. (statistics) (probability) The measure of central tendency of a set of values computed by dividing the sum of the values by their number; commonly called the mean or the average.
ARITHMETIC MEANS, noun. Plural of arithmetic mean
ARITHMETIC OPERATION, noun. Any of the four basic operations in arithmetic, namely addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
ARITHMETIC OPERATOR, noun. (arithmetic) Any of the four basic operators in arithmetic, namely addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
ARITHMETIC PROGRESSION, noun. (analysis) A sequence in which each term except the first is obtained from the previous by adding a constant value, known as the common difference of the arithmetic progression.
ARITHMETIC PROGRESSIONS, noun. Plural of arithmetic progression
ARITHMETIC SERIES, noun. (analysis) The sum of the terms in an arithmetic progression.
ARITHMETIC SPIRAL, noun. (mathematics) A spiral that increases in distance from the point of origin at a constant rate.

Dictionary definition

ARITHMETIC, noun. The branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations.
ARITHMETIC, adjective. Relating to or involving arithmetic; "arithmetical computations".

Wise words

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Alexander Pope