Pronunciation: /əˈriTHməˌtik /
- 1The branch of mathematics dealing with the properties and manipulation of numbers: the laws of arithmeticMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1The use of numbers in counting and calculation: he could do arithmetic in his headMore example sentences
- 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.
Pronunciation: /ˌariTHˈmetik/(also arithmetical) Back to top
- Of or relating to arithmetic: perform arithmetic functionsMore example sentences
- 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.
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- A hound whose speed increases arithmetically chases a hare whose speed also increases arithmetically, how far do they travel before the hound catches the hare?
- The problem comes when you try to think algebraically, or arithmetically, about the Gauss problem.
- But the resources necessary to sustain that increase could be multiplied only arithmetically, adding only a fixed amount every year.
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- … it is a small treatise of seventeen folios in which we find nothing on mensuration that the arithmeticians of the East did not know.
- Perhaps it is best described by al-Samawal, who described it as: -… operating on unknowns using all the arithmetical tools, in the same way as the arithmetician operates on the known.
- The arithmeticians among you will have worked out that this was as the Depression hit.
Middle English: from Old French arismetique, based on Latin arithmetica, from Greek arithmētikē (tekhnē) '(art) of counting', from arithmos 'number'.
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