# arithmetic operation

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Noun | 1. | arithmetic operation - a mathematical operation involving numbersmathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic" division - an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed times, multiplication - an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed; "the multiplication of four by three gives twelve"; "four times three equals twelve" minus, subtraction - an arithmetic operation in which the difference between two numbers is calculated; "the subtraction of three from four leaves one"; "four minus three equals one" |

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