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1. He got the answer by mental arithmetic.

2. I've never been very good at arithmetic.

3. She tries to ground her son in arithmetic.

4. He wrote well, and knew arithmetic perfectly.

5. Of his age, the child is above the norm in arithmetic.

Meanings and Examples of ARITHMETIC |

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arithmetic

n. theory of numerical calculations

Classic Sentence:

1 I'll get the almanac and as I have heard devils can be raised with Daboll's arithmetic, I'll try my hand at raising a meaning out of these queer curvicues here with the Massachusetts calendar.

2 That's my small experience, so far as the Massachusetts calendar, and Bowditch's navigator, and Daboll's arithmetic go.

3 The price is the labor it has cost to make and deliver it, and it is determined by the first principles of arithmetic.

4 The wall-paper was defaced, in spots, by slops of beer and wine; or garnished with chalk memorandums, and long sums footed up, as if somebody had been practising arithmetic there.

5 It is a mere question of figures, a case of simple arithmetic.

6 His character was not unkind, all things considered; it might have been a very kind one indeed, if he had only made some round mistake in the arithmetic that balanced it, years ago.

7 , went on for an hour; writing and arithmetic succeeded, and music lessons were given by Miss Temple to some of the elder girls.

8 And the mere sight of the torment, with his fishy eyes and mouth open, his sandy hair inquisitively on end, and his waistcoat heaving with windy arithmetic, made me vicious in my reticence.

9 He wrote well, and knew arithmetic perfectly.

10 He had virtually retired from the wholesale hardware trade before he built Stone Lodge, and was now looking about for a suitable opportunity of making an arithmetical figure in Parliament.

11 The wretched ignorance with which Jupe clung to this consolation, rejecting the superior comfort of knowing, on a sound arithmetical basis, that her father was an unnatural vagabond, filled Mr. Gradgrind with pity.

12 I do not willingly enter into arithmetical explanations with an artist like you, who fears to enter my study lest she should imbibe disagreeable or anti-poetic impressions and sensations.

13 He did not sleep the whole night, and his fury, growing in a sort of vast, arithmetical progression, reached its highest limits in the morning.

Example Sentence:

1 Of his age, the child is above the norm in arithmetic.

2 The little boy can already do simple problems in arithmetic.

3 He got the answer by mental arithmetic.

4 An educational system which fails to teach basic arithmetic is seriously deficient.

5 I've never been very good at arithmetic.

6 The arithmetic of nuclear running costs has been skewed by the fall in the cost of other fuels.

7 She tries to ground her son in arithmetic.

8 By the age of ten, the children can do simple arithmetic.

9 He found a way to set up equations about integers and other constructs in arithmetic.

10 Mr Vala decided that the party should indeed have the first go at proving a majority in the state assembly, despite the apparently insuperable arithmetic.