Someone who can add, subtract, multiply, divide and even do some simple algebra is an example of someone who would be described as numerate.
Origin of numerate; from Classical Latin numerus, number + (liter)ate
transitive verbnu·mer·at·ed, nu·mer·at·ing, nu·mer·ates
Origin of numerateLatin numerāre, numerāt-, from numerus, number; see number.
(third-person singular simple present numerates, present participle numerating, simple past and past participle numerated)
- to count
(comparative more numerate, superlative most numerate)
- true name, true-name
From Latin numerÄtus, past participle of numerÅ.