The branch of mathematics concerned with the study of numbers, their properties, and the skills necessary to work with numbers.

There are four fundamental operations in arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They are the foundation for developing all the other operations such as raising to powers (squaring or cubing a number), the extraction of roots (square or cube roots), percentages, fractions, and ratios.

Related Terms: addition, cube root, division, fraction, multiplication, percentage, power, ratio, square root, subtraction

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