arithmetic operation
EnglishEdit
NounEdit
arithmetic operation (plural arithmetic operations)
 (arithmetic, computing) Any one of the four basic operations in arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication or division; any one of said operations as implemented on a computer.
 2000, Chang Shu, Differential Quadrature and Its Application in Engineering, Springer page 38,
 Although Equation 2.45 looks simple, it involves more arithmetic operations as compared to Equations 2.36 and 2.38.
 2001, Michael L. Overton, Numerical Computing with IEEE Floating Point Arithmetic, SIAM, page 31,
 A key feature of the IEEE standard is that it requires correctly rounded operations, specifically:
 • correctly rounded arithmetic operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide);
 • correctly rounded remainder and square root operations;
 • correctly rounded format conversions.
 2013, Steve Suehring, Janet Valade, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 AllinOne For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, page 289,
 PHP enables you to do arithmetic operations on numbers. You indicate arithmetic operations with two numbers and an arithmetic operator. For instance, one operator is the plus (+) sign, so you can indicate an arithmetic operation like this:
 1 + 2
 2000, Chang Shu, Differential Quadrature and Its Application in Engineering, Springer page 38,
TranslationsEdit
any one of the four basic operations in arithmetic


See alsoEdit
Further readingEdit
 Arithmetic on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
 Algebraic operation on Wikipedia.Wikipedia