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Arithmetic

Calculations involving numbers. This typically involves the basic operations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and exponents. Some people also consider roots, logarithms, calculations modulo n, and other more sophisticated operations to be arithmetic as well.

 

 

See also

Modular arithmetic, algebra

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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