# arithmetic

## noun

arith·me·tic
ə-ˈrith-mə-ˌtik

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a

**:**a branch of mathematics that deals usually with the nonnegative real numbers including sometimes the transfinite cardinals and with the application of the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to them

b

**:**a treatise on arithmetic

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