Translation of arithmetic in Spanish:

arithmetic

/əˈrɪθmətɪk/ noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • aritmética (feminine) his arithmetic is poor está flojo en aritmética don't rely on my arithmetic no te fíes de mis cuentas or cálculos I did some quick arithmetic hice un cálculo rápido
    More 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.

/ˌærɪθˈmetɪk/ adjective/adjetivo ( also arithmetical /-ɪkəl/)

  • [calculation/mean/progression] aritmético; [ability] para los números or la aritmética

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