arithmetic operation

Definitions of arithmetic operation
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n a mathematical operation involving numbers

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division
an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
multiplication, times
an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed
minus, subtraction
an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated
addition, plus, summation
the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
long division
the operation of division in which the sequence of steps are indicated in detail
short division
the operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out
Type of:
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation
(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

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