# Arithmetic meaning

ə-rĭth'mĭ-tĭk
The definition of arithmetic refers to working with numbers by doing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

An example of arithmetic is adding two and two together to make four.

noun
Changing according to an arithmetic progression.

The increase in the food supply is arithmetic.

The mathematics of integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
noun
Of or relating to arithmetic.
Knowledge of or skill in this science.

Her arithmetic is poor.

noun
(arithmetic) Of a progression, mean, etc, computed solely using addition.

Arithmetic progression.

Of, based on, or using arithmetic.
The mathematics of integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
The mathematics of numbers (integers, rational numbers, real numbers, or complex numbers) under the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
noun
(mathematics) Of, relating to, or using arithmetic; arithmetical.

Arithmetic geometry.